Analysis Of Ernest Hemingway And William Faulkner Essay

1500 Words Dec 1st, 2016 6 Pages
Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner have always been two of the greatest writers in literatures history. The two writers had such distinctive styles that only hold true to themselves, Hemingway stripped things down to its simplest elements while Faulkner compels complex structures in his writings. While these two authors are prolific in their own styles of writing the two are brought together as being known as two of the most vivid, descriptive writers of their era. These two writers have had major impacts on modern literature, many writers of today’s era can turn to works by these Authors to take a similar style in their works of writing. Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner were and still continue to be two very important authors in American literature, in which both have their own distinctive styles of writing but are brought together by their abilities to be descriptive within their own writing styles. Beginning with Faulkner, in his works of literature he is extremely descriptive of the essentials and nonessentials. His choice in wording in his work “Barn Burning” Faulkner describes a store and how the aroma in the air was of cheese, and how strong ad distinctive the smell of cheese was, for example, in the opening sentences of the story “Barn Burning” he uses vivid description of a small room ”The store in which the justice of the Peace 's court was sitting smelled of cheese. The boy, crouched on his nail keg at the back of the crowded room, knew he smelled cheese……

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