Ph.D. Research Scholar
Department of English
Lovely Professional University
Ernest Hemingway was a great writer, who has achieved a place in the annals of world literature which is hard to achieve and surpass. Hemingway was not a visionary but a realist. His art was firmly rooted in the solid earth. This paper is an attempt to understand the style, technique, and the various ingredients used by Ernest Hemingway in his literary career and we will try to focus on the various qualities of him that made him extremely famous. There was something vital, basic and essential which always eluded him. No imitator could achieve Hemingway’s special brand of aesthetic discipline which ran through all his work like an invisible electric current. The persons, places, and occurrences, mentioned in his novels are the persons Hemingway had met or known in actual life, the places he had actually visited or known and scenes and occurrences which had occurred once.
Keywords: war, violence, death, ingredient, nature, life, sex, iceberg theory