The Profile Dossier: Ernest Hemingway, the Writer Who Proved That Less Is More
“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.”
Ernest Hemingway was a journalist and author whose writing was sharp, spare, and precise. He did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer in the 20th century thanks to a technique he coined called The Iceberg Theory. Here’s how it goes:
“If a writer of prose knows enough of what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows…
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