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Savvy and amusing dialogue in ‘The Sun Also Rises’ (1926)

The dialogue below is something you might expect from the very best of a Woody Allen or Larry David script yet Hemingway did it in the 1920s. Following on from last week’s reflections on Ernest Hemingway’s short declarative sentences and

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‘If in doubt, cut it out’ – Reflections on Ernest Hemingway’s writing

‘If in Doubt Cut it Out’ is an old writer’s slogan used to remind budding writers to get rid of unnecessary noise and clutter. Cutting words remains one of the hardest, yet necessary parts of writing. Even after all these

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