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WRITING STYLE OF “THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA” Piper Gunderson Mr. Rylands AP English 8-9-10
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WRITING STYLE OF “THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA” Writing Style of “The Old Man and the Sea” Ernest Hemingway believes that to succeed, a writer must not be contented with a certain writing style but should always try for something new in every masterpiece. A writer must look for something that has never been done by other writers. For him, every book that is written must be extraordinary and distinctive from his other works. In his novel The Old Man and the Sea , not only the critics but Hemingway himself described his writing style based on the so-called “iceberg theory” where he deletes all the insignificant details that will hinder the surprising experience it could bring to the readers. Through his writing style using the iceberg principle, the suppose to be thousand pages long novel The Old Man and the Sea , was shortened to be able for him to suggest the experience he wanted for his readers. In his novel, Hemingway’s iceberg principle writing style works at different portrayal
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