Compare and Contrast William Faulkner to Ernest Hemingway Term Paper

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Faulkner and Hemingway: Comparison

William Faulkner (1897-1962) and Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961) were contemporaries who chose to adopt writing style that was highly unique and totally different from many of other writers of their time. Both reached great heights of success and were awarded Nobel Prize for literature. Both Faulkner and Ernest were similar in many ways but there was something essentially different about their narration styles and the psychological influences, which their writings reflect. For example while Faulkner was totally obsessed with dark mysteries such as death and murder, Ernest created stories, which
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were closer to reality. That is the reason why latter received more appreciation for his work than Faulkner who was highly popular among those who enjoyed thrilling mysteries and dark adventures. But they were both totally original in their writing style and they are responsible for introducing unique powerful devices in literature. Ernest Hemingway enjoyed concealing important details and this is only too apparent in his short stories. In the story, Hills like White elephants, author never mentioned the word abortion throughout the long conversation between a woman and her husband, even though that was the only thing they were quarrelling about. Hemingway's stories contain…

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William Faulkner, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Seventh Edition, 2002

Ernest Hemingway, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Seventh Edition, 2002

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