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  • Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Hemingway’s tough, terse prose and short, declarative sentences did more to change the style of written English that any other writing in the twentieth century. Ernest Hemingway had many great accomplishments in his historical life but one event sticks out from the rest. The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in Language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream

  • Ernest Hemingway

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    As people were reading, writers were forming. Ernest Hemingway was a man with a unique imagination, which was obsessed with violence, but with that and his fascination for the act of courage in a dangerous situation, it served as a basis for his most memorable books. Ernest Hemingway led a riveting life from birth to death. It had many ups and downs but his experiences are what made him the great author he became known to be. To begin with Ernest was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Illinois

  • Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Hemingway Who is Ernest Hemingway? Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois, an upper-middle-class suburb of Chicago("Ernest Hemingway"par 4). He was born in the front bedroom of grandfather Ernest Hall's house at eight o'clock A.M., July 21, 1899. His parents were Dr. Clarence Edmonds and Grace Hall Hemingway. Ernest was the second child and his sister, Marcelline, was born eighteen months earlier. He also had two other siblings. Carol was born July 19, 1911, in

  • Ernest Hemingway

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    Noble Prize Winner Ernest Hemingway lived a troubled life. Several marriages, various faiths, and ultimately a losing fight with depression. However Hemingway left a profound impact on American Literature in both style and theme. Born July 21st in 1988 in Illinois, Hemingway came from a middle class family. He grew up in a Christian family, and later converted to Catholicism marrying his second wife (Nobel Prize). Serving as both a soldier and a journalist in several wars Hemingway lived a full life

  • Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Hemingway once said, “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguishes one man from another.” Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 at eight o’ clock in the morning at his family home in Oak Park, Illinois. His hometown, which was mainly Protestant, was very small, and Hemingway described it as a town of “big yards and narrow minds.” He is the son of Clarence Edmonds Hemingway, MD and Grace Hall Hemingway. When Ernest was young, his

  • Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Miller Hemingway was born at eight o'clock in the morning on in Oak Park, Illinois. In the nearly sixty two years of his life that followed he forged a literary reputation unsurpassed in the twentieth century. In doing so, he also created a mythological hero in himself that captivated not only serious literary critics but the average man as well. He was a literary genius. Born in his family home, a house built by his widowed grandfather Ernest Hall, Hemingway was the second of Dr. Clarence

  • The Life of Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Hemingway “But man is not made for defeat," he said. "A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” (Hemingway, 29). This is one of the lines that Ernest Hemingway uses in one of his books, titled, “The Old Man and The Sea.” It was published in 1952, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize the following year. The story of an old fisherman's journey, his long and lonely struggle with a fish and the sea, was considered to be the most popular of all his works. Fortunately for this well-known author, he

  • Biography Of Ernest Hemingway

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    Known for his works, full of masculinity and adventure, Ernest Hemingway became one of the greatest writers of the twenty-first century, he wrote novels and short stories about outdoorsmen, soldiers and other men of action, all of these, characteristics of his own persona. Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois, to Clarence Edmunds and Grace Hemingway, both strict Congregationalists. Hemingway's early years were spent largely in combating the repressive feminine influence of his

  • The Life of Ernest Hemingway

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    (shmoop.com). Ernest Hemingway was an honest and noble man. His life was highlighted by his successful writing career that brought him fame, fortune, but ultimately loneliness. Ernest Hemingway fell into a hole of drinking and depression (lib.utexas.edu). It was odd for Hemingway to become so emotionally unstable after having a happy childhood, quality experiences, and a successful writing career. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park Illinois in 1899. Oak Park was the town in which Ernest spent his

  • Biography Of Ernest Hemingway

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    Ernest Hemingway was a very famous American author. Hemingway was most well know for his book, "Old Man and The Sea", which is about an old man who goes to sea for over eighty days without catching a marlin and on the eighty fifth day, he hooks one. Ernest Hemingway, who enjoyed both critical and commercial success, traveled much in his life, which led to his adventurous novels and short stories that he was well known for. (http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/ernest-hemingway/reflections-on-ernest-hemingway/629/)

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