CELEBRITIES / MAR. 19, 2015
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Famous Writers' Insults

Famous writers have always attracted public attention. They are creative, emotional and highly intelligent people. That is why when some famous writer let himself reveal his thoughts about his renowned colleague it became a kind of scandal. Moreover, it’s more interesting taking into account the way famous authors insult each other. They use highly figurative statements and metaphorical language to strengthen their thoughts. The infographic from Aussie Writer shows how writers made aphorisms in place of simple quarrels.

Key Takeaways:

  • Gore Vidal called Truman Capote a full-fledged housewife from Kansas with all the prejudices.
  • Vladimir Nabokov referred to Joseph Conrad’s style as souvenir shop style.
  • Gustave Flaubert compared George Sand with a great cow full of ink.
  • Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner had a reciprocal dislike of each other.

Check out the infographic by AussieWriter to get more information on how famous writers express their thoughts about the peers and their writings.

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