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Ernest Hemingway

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Definition famous U.S. writer whose stories include The Old Man and the Sea, A Farewell to Arms and The Sun Also Rises (1899-1961)
  • First, 1 went to Ernest Hemingway's house.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • Ernest Hemingway wrote of Cuba's many charms, then unwound with his favorite rum libation, the daiquiri.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • "Grace under pressure," Ernest Hemingway defined it.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • The Sun Also Rises — Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Sun Also Rises
  • Here an old oystershucker could find Look Homeward, Angel by Thomas Wolfe, The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner, For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner both praised him as a writer who brought a new tremor of feeling, a new sense of introspectiveness to the American short story.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) liberally employed common vernacular language in Huckleberry Finn and thus, according to Ernest Hemingway, truly began American literature.
    Robert MacNeil and William Crane  --  Do You Speak American?
  • Ernest Hemingway.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Do we really believe that novels or poems by any of these writers, or their contemporaries Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner, will be naive?
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • When I met him I was enamored of Ernest Hemingway, like almost everyone else in his course, and ground out story after story about sardonic fellows sitting in bars before trudging off to brutal ends.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I think of Gauguin or D. H. Lawrence or Ernest Hemingway, who, incidentally, used to go fishing with my Abuelo Guillermo in Cuba, and I become convinced that you have to live in the world to say anything meaningful about it.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Most people have not done so since World War I, which, as Ernest Hemingway and Paul Fussell have written, made such words as glory, honor, courage, hallow, sacrifice, valor, and sacred vaguely embarrassing if not mock-heroic.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Why, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway and that redneck fellow from Mississippi , Faulkner or whatever it was , those fellows may have won National Pulitzer Book Awards and things, but they were nothing but cockadoodie drunken burns just the same.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Though as yet unpublished, young Hendricks, a he-mannish ex-sailor from Oklahoma who smokes a pipe and has a mustache and a crop of untamed black hair, at least looks literary-in fact, remarkably like youthful photographs of the writer he most admires, Ernest Hemingway.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • These are the words that Ernest Hemingway mocked in A Farewell to Arms.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Jid looked like Santa Claus or Ernest Hemingway—barrel-chested and moonfaced with a snowy beard and lots of smile wrinkles, though today he was frowning.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Hammer of Thor
  • Ernest Hemingway.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Generally, though, writers use prior texts quite consciously and purposefully, as O'Brien himself does; unlike Paul Berlin, he is aware that he's drawing from Lewis Carroll or Ernest Hemingway.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • In actuality, Anderson developed an artful style in which, following Mark Twain and preceding Ernest Hemingway, he tried to use American speech as the base of a tensed rhythmic prose that has an economy and a shapeliness seldom found in ordinary speech or even oral narration.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • She poured sake for the great German writer Thomas Mann, who afterward told her a long, dull story through an interpreter that went on and on for nearly an hour; as well as Charlie Chaplin, and Sun Yat-sen, and later Ernest Hemingway, who got very drunk and said the beautiful red lips on her white face made him think of blood in the snow.
    Arthur Golden  --  Memoirs of a Geisha

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