Biography Of Ernest Hemingway

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rnest Hemingway was born in July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois. He was son of Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall Hemingway. His father worked as a doctor and his mother was a teacher. Ernest was the second child of 6, he had 4 sisters and 1 brother. He was raised as a child with the values of strong religion, physical fitness, hard work and self-determination. Ernest, as a child, entered Oak Park and River Forest High School. He was an excellent student who played a lot of sports and did his homework. He graduated and decided to skip college and start working. He started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City for the Kansas City Star when he was 18 (1917). When the First World War occurred he decided to sign up for the army but he was rejected because of a faulty eye so he decided to volunteer the Red Cross as a ambulance unit in the Italian army. During his volunteering, he was seriously injured and hospitalized in Milan, where he fell in love with an American nurse named Ages Von Kurowsky. When Ernest recovered he went back to United States. Days later he received a letter from Agnes, letting him know that she fell in love with an Italian officer. Hemingway moved to Toronto, Ontario on 1920. He started working for the Toronto Star newspaper. After a year he moved to Chicago, but kept writing for the same newspaper company. In September 3, 1921, Hemingway married Elizabeth Hadley Richardson. ( The first of four wives.) Some months later, they went to Paris, France. He started working as a external correspondent for the Toronto Star and after he worked with a circle of writers and artists, including Gertrude Stein and Ezra Pound. He started publishing his books and short stories. In 1923 Hemingway’s ... ... middle of paper ... else (supporting structure) was floating beneath the water. Hemingway was considered a master of dialogue. The conversations between the characters in his work was incredible. The way the characters spoke was more important than what they say demonstrates clearly what they are thinking etc. Hemingway captures completely the complexity of human interaction. His stories were direct, personal and had rich imagery. If we compared Ernest to Charles Dickens writing style we could say that Charles was a reporter in some time of his life too. He also added detail and a wonderful description to his writing. Although, Charles style of writing included a lot of repetition and long lists. He loved to add powerful adjectives and metaphors and similes. When he described things he made descriptions of their surrounding, whether etc. which is the opposite of Hemingway's style.

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