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Iceberg Technique

The iceberg technique became also known as “minimalism”. Hemingway believed that, like an iceberg, which only reveals one-eighth of itself above water, a story should also only reveal the most essential information and the reader completes the story with its own phantasy.

“A writer should show only the tip of what may be a huge conflict.”

The stylistics call it implication (the nonsaid is included) or underdetermination (less than the logical necessary informations is expressed).


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