Word Painter: Ernest Hemingway Word Painter: Ernest Hemingway
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 4) Many people, however, could not recognize Hemingway's art. They did not like what he wrote about. Hemingway's sentences were... Word Painter: Ernest Hemingway

ReadOasis Step 2
(Part 4)

Many people, however, could not recognize Hemingway's art. They did not like what he wrote about. Hemingway's sentences were short, the way he had been taught to write at the Kansas City Star. He wrote about what he knew and felt. He used few descriptive words. His statements were clear and easily understood.

He had learned from earlier writers, like Ring Lardner and Sherwood Anderson. But Hemingway brought something new to his writing. He was able to paint in words w...

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