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Hemingway and the Art of Dialogue
Along with his awards and persona, Hemingway is also famous for his literary style, particularly his approach to dialogue. Complementing the PBS Hemingway documentary by Ken Burns and the corresponding KCTS 9 virtual event Hemingway: Misogynistic or Misunderstood? this course will examine the characteristics of Hemingway’s dialogue in stories like “Hills Like White Elephants” and beyond. In addition, we’ll explore a few techniques and methodologies for strengthening the dialogue in our own works as well.
“And some things
that should not have been
forgotten were lost.
History became legend.
Legend became myth.”
― JRR Tolkien
in The Lord of the Rings
He, too, was a soldier during the First World War. Some scenes in his books are a reflection on his experiences.
Google celebrates Johannes Gutenberg with a Doodle. I am a big fan. Anyone who likes reading should be. I love books and I love printmaking, so I like Johannes a lot. Learn more about movable type and his creation of the printing press by following the links. His invention was revolutionary, helping the common people become literate and allowing the free flow of ideas.