Today, works of both genres are widely read, and Hemingway remains one of the most imitated writers in modern literature.
Biographical Information Born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois, by strict Congregationalist parents, Hemingway had a fairly happy, upper-middle-class childhood.
Hemingway’s parents owned a cabin in northern Michigan where he spent most of his summers hunting and fishing, being separated from the rest of middle-class society. I believe that having a rough childhood and not the best of luck with the ladies left Hemingway without anyone to talk to.
Hemiongway’s mother was a strict person and tried to impose a moral order her children. A major dispute arose between the two when Hemingway returned home A lot of Hemingway’s stories relate to the war somehow, whether it is directly or indirectly or through symbolism. After witnessing so much death and destruction, he couldn’t just keep that all bottled up inside.
Hemingway uses the character Nick to represent himself.
Hemingway writes stories with Nick, using it as a way to heal, a way to get all of these feelings he has from the war to the surface.
Hemingway knows that he can’t be totally hurt by the war, he knows that there has to be something left in him and that is what e is looking for.
Ernest Hemingway 1899–-1961 American novelist, short story and novella writer, dramatist, poet, journalist, essayist, and memoirist.
The following entry presents criticism of Hemingway's short fiction works from 1995 to 2002. Hemingway is lauded as one of the greatest American writers of the twentieth century.
Considered a master of the understated prose style that became his trademark, he was awarded the 1954 Nobel Prize in literature.