Poe’s "Theory of Omission" and Hemingway’s "Unity of Effect"
Influence study. Begins with a close reading of Poe’s early use of omission in “The Cask of Amontillado” before analyzing Hemingway’s employment of the unity of effect in “Cat in the Rain” in which all story elements (e.g. setting, characterization, theme, and imagery) contribute to its claustrophobic sense of isolation and loneliness.
Edgar Allan Poe Review