Hemingway V.S Fitzgerald

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Style Analysis; Hemingway V.S Fitzgerald
Fitzgerald and Hemingway both derive from the same literary time period, creating two pieces work. When it comes to Fitzgerald's and Hemingway's work they both differ on subject matter; coming down to eloquent fixtures of work, well structured sentences, complex sentence, elevated diction, and innumerable more, Fitzgerald sweeps the floor. Hemingway on the other hand has a gritty, down to earth attitude with his writing, but continues to have that similar emotional build. Multifarious ideas build around these two; usually a common difference that repulses off of Fitzgerald and Hemingway is their melancholy and often anguished conclusions, but it does not stop there, their writing styles are definitely distinct, but still share an equally powerful grab on the audience.

Both Fitzgerald and Hemingway almost never fails to bring a tragic closure, either it is The Short Happy Life of France Macomber or The Great Gatsby, they both seem to enhance the readers emotional feelings toward the characters or the novels its self. Differentiating these two is not vexing at all, Fitzgerald usually focuses around social hierarchy and longing to be with another person.

The Great Gatsby, 1925, could not ask for a more prosper book to go along with; containing a social hierarchy and that one "true love". To those who read this novel can understand the social hierarchy as if it was second nature, ridiculing most high class of course. Gatsby proceeding further into his quest to deliberately achieve Daisy's heart. After failing with his tragic death Fitzgerald writes "They were careless people, Tom and Daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money..."(pg 179). The quote used by Fitzgerald shows the personalities and morals of Tom and Daisy, of course after Gatsby's death, Nick brings judgement for all involved with Gatsby.

Hemingway, does not portray beauty and eloquence as well as Fitzgerald, but...
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