Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner are some of the most significant authors during their period. There are several factors and reasons why many people used to compare their works and their ways of narrating their stories. They are similar and yet different from one another. This paper will discuss the similarities and differences of the two authors in terms of their attack and writing styles with one of the hundreds of narratives – Hemingway’s “A Movable Feast” and Faulkner’s “Four Letters for Paris, 1925.”
Hemingway and Faulkner are rivals when it comes to writing. Their genres and attack within their narratives are different from one another. However, when it comes to describing every scene in the story, they are somehow similar to one another. In this perspective, it can be seen that even if Hemingway and Faulkner are rivals, they are dealing with the same trend and path that each author went through.
The story entitled “A Movable Feast” is a depiction of simple happiness of the
protagonist and his wife. All they wanted is to read as many books as they can and go to great
places in Paris. After the protagonist took all the books that he likes from the newly opened
library, he went home and told his wife about what happened. After knowing that they could
explore the world by reading many books, they wanted to have a feast by
going to many places in Paris and after walking to these places; they will go home and eat delicious food that his wife will cook. This is a story of a simple life with simple happiness. “… until the posthumous publication of A Movable Feast (1964) there is barely an extended section on Paris in his work, and what there is tends to be narrowly American. Paris, of the American colony of Paris, was his home, not his subject, and it was only in retrospect that it shone (328).”
“I would walk along the quails when I had finished work or when I was trying to think something out. It was easier to think if I was walking and...