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Style in Traditional American Short Stories

Lecture no. 17 from the course: Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Writers and Readers

Style in Traditional American Short Stories

Taught by Professor Jennifer Cognard-Black | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

Compare and contrast two iconoclastic American writers, William Faulkner and Ernest Hemingway, to see how style encompasses every aspect of an author’s writing, from word choice and sentence length to syntax and punctuation. You’ll also receive a list of writing handbooks that can help you explore style.


October 18, 2019