Saturday, October 9, 2010

Write a brief note on Hemingway’s style? (PU: 2006)

Hemingway’s style is nearly the same in “The Old Man and The Sea” as we have found in most of his works. His style’s simplicity’ economy’ and a complete absence of adornment and embellishment are unique in everyway.

“Everything about him (Santiago) was old except his eyes and they were the same colour as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated”.
The whole meaning of this passage is conveyed through simple words. It shows his physical appearance and his courageous personality.
The Dialogues in this novel have many qualities like they are spare’ economical and absolutely free from any touch of Rhetoric.

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