About Ernest Hemingway* He was born in Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899 .* He wrote on his High School Paper.* Became a Journalist after High School.*Was in World War I and received the Silver Metal of MilitaryValor.* Was a Journalist in the Spanish Civil War and in World War II.* He married four times and had three children.* When he wasnt writing, Hemingway spent much of his timechasing adventure such as big-game hunting in Africa,bullfighting in Spain and deep-sea fishing in Florida.* He suffered from depression and alcoholism* He committed suicide July 2nd, 1961.
Writing Style• * Ernest Hemingway was one of the twentieth century most important and influential writers.• * Numerous influences from various people and events from his personal life had a strong effect on his writing. He drew heavily on his these experiences for his writing.• * Ernest Hemingway’s writing is among the most recognizable and influential prose of the twentieth century.• * Hemingway’s technique is uncomplicated with plain grammar and easily accessible language. It is a simple style and straight forward.• * Hemingways writing style abstains from using adjectives as much as possible and is considered a master of dialogue. The words that he uses in his stories is a unique formula, a stylistic formula that no other writer has been able to recreate.
Hemingway’s Theory ofOmission Ernest Hemingway Ice burg Principle“If a writer of prose knows • Ernest Hemingways theory ofenough about what he is omission is widely referred to as the "iceberg principle." Hewriting about he may omit explains this principle in chapterthings that he knows and the 16 of his 1932 book, Death in thereader, if the writer is writing Afternoon. Essentially, thetruly enough, will have a principle states that by omittingfeeling of those things as certain parts of a story, a writer actually strengthens that story.strongly as though the writer The writer must be conscious ofhad stated them. The dignity these omissions and be writingof movement of an iceberg is true enough in order for thedue to only one-eighth of it reader to sense the omitted parts. When the reader sensesbeing above water.” Ernest the omitted parts, a greaterHemingway perception and understanding for the story can be achieved.
Inspiration• Ernest Hemingway learned a great deal as a cub reporter for the Kansas City Star. Throughout his lifetime he used the guidance of the Stars style guide as a foundation for his writing style: "Use short sentences. Use short first paragraphs. Use vigorous English.
He won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1954 Novels short stories and non fiction written by Ernest Hemingway • The Torrents of Spring (1925) • The Sun Also Rises (1926) • A Farewell to Arms (1929) • To Have and Have Not(1937) • For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) • Across the River and Into the Trees (1950) • The Old Man and the Sea (1952) • Adventures of a Young Man (1962) • Islands in the Stream (1970) • The Garden of Eden (1986)The novel “The Old Man and the Sea” won the Nobel prize.
Short Stories and Non fiction• Short Story Collections • Nonfiction• Three Stories and Ten Poems • Death in the Afternoon (1932) (1923) • Green Hills of Africa (1935)• In Our Time (1925) • The Dangerous Summer• Men Without Women (1927) (1960)• The Snows of Kilimanjaro • A Moveable Feast (1964) (1932)• Winner Take Nothing (1933)• The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories (1938)• The Essential Hemingway (1947)• The Hemingway Reader (1953)• The Nick Adams Stories (1972)
Many of his books dealt withgood versus evil• Such as War, hostile tribes or the conflicts of overcoming war.• The author is able to convey a realistic aspect due to his life experiences. He shows how one adapts and overcomes the ugly, evil side of man.
In his own words"From things that have happened and from things as they exist and from all things that you know and all those you cannotknow, you make something through your invention that is not arepresentation but a whole new thing truer than anything trueand alive, and you make it alive, and if you make it well enough, you give it immortality.“ Ernest Hemingway
Works CitedInternet sourceshttp://grammar.about.com/b/2011/08/22/revision-strategies-hemingways-iceberg-theory.htm web 03/03/2013http://www.hemingwaysociety.org/http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Writing-Style-of-Hemingway&id=70613web 03/03/2013http://www.neabigread.org/books/farewelltoarms/teachers/hemingway_handout03.pdf web 03/03/2013http://www.biography.com/people/ernest-hemingway-9334498 web03/03/2013http://sunalsorises.wordpress.com/2010/06/05/hemingways-iceberg-theory/ web 03/03/2013BooksHemingway, Ernest (2003) . Death in the Afternoon (1st Scribnertrade pbk. ed.). New York, New York: Charles Scribners Sons.