ERIC Number: EJ651869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Reshaping Reality: Hemingway's Wartime Fable of "The Butterfly and the Tank."
Eureka Studies In Teaching Short Fiction, v2 n2 p83-98 Spr 2002
Considers how the idea of Hemingway's famous "iceberg" theory of fiction continues to find currency--especially among students of creative writing. Discusses the use of "truth" in fiction. Concludes that in Hemingway's short story, "The Butterfly and the Tank," more than anything else, truth lies submerged. (SG)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Discourse Analysis, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Short Stories
Loren Logsdon, Humanities Division, Eureka College, 300 E. College Avenue, Eureka, IL 61530-1500.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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