In Another Country by Ernest Hemingway

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Beginning his writing career as a Journalist, Ernest Hemingway’s writing style entertained his audience and revolutionized the stylistic choices of many author to come. Pursuing an objective way to use his words defined the start of his vocation during the war. Whilst struggling with inner conflicts, this renowned author began to omit information and words under the principle that the reader already knew them. This method consumed his style of writing and reformed the writing of his period. This style, now known as omission, influenced greatly the way lectors saw a piece of writing. Despite the fact that they were a couple of lines on a paper, the meaning and information behind it were immense. The iceberg theory of prose was further exemplified in his famous work In Another Country. This novel’s style not only benefited the story in itself but also assured that a deeper and more analytical meaning was found. The style of omission is characterized as minimalistic and avoids the use of extraneous words. It was first developed by Ernest Hemingway during his journalistic era to make his articles to the point; however, it was only significantly used when he began writing fiction. Then he then noticed that this new method was beneficial to his style of writing and kept his writing skills sharp. This movement revolutionized his time because it opposed the well known, 19th century style of verbose, which used more words than are needed. It gained its name as a metaphor to an
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