He almost always used the word “said,” with no adverb attached.He isn’t just satisfying hunger, for that “empty feeling” is as emotional as it is physiological, a cold, metallic jolt that wipes away both hunger and sadness in the same gulp.But it is the Hemingway style, developed slowly as he toiled away at his first book of short stories while in Paris, that distinguished his stories from reportage, a style long afterwards as codified as answers in a sophomore lit exam: Short simple declarative sentences; limited choice of words; a shortage of adjectives; Biblical phrases and cadence; stream of consciousness passages. The story is important as well to aspects of Hemingway biography, to what has long been called the Hemingway hero, to gender and to racial relations (Caucasian-Indian) in the Hemingway canon, and to father-son dynamics in Hemingways work. Naval Academy, is the author of Aaron Burr and the American Literary Imagination as well as a number of articles in, among others, The Hemingway Review, the South Atlantic Review, Published first in the Transatlantic Review and then in In Our Time (62), the piece is one in a number of Nick Adams stories that Hemingway wrote in the 1920s and 1930s documenting the growth of his first major protagonist.Certainly, however, there is no one-to-one correspondence Mrs.Hemingway was, for example, a Congregationalist, not a Christian Scientist (Baker 11)but the impact of his parents relationship on Nicks development echoes the effect that the tension between Dr. Hemingway had on the young Ernest (Reynolds 102-03).The comma halts the sentence right in the middle like a deep sigh.The line neither trembles nor shocks; instead it creates an immediate mood that is carried, line by sad line, to an ending that could end no other way, with neither a bang nor a whimper, about the cold randomness of life and death.Yet in the 57 years since that day, Hemingway’s popularity has never flagged. His name has been slapped on everything from eyeglasses to Mont Blanc pens. Peterman catalog read like had it used Henry James rather than Hemingway as an inspiration?In 2017 Hemingway’s publisher, Scribner, sold well over 350,000 copies of his works in North America alone; no author in the publishing house’s hardcover Scribner Classics line has more titles in print: 24. Cambridge University Press is in the process of publishing 16 volumes (four thus far) of Hemingway’s 6,000 letters, and the Hemingway Collection is stored at the John F. It would be impossible, I think, to find any major American author whom so many others have credited with influencing their styles, including J. Salinger (who named himself “national chairman of the Hemingway Fan Clubs”), Norman Mailer, Hunter S.