Better Thesis?

Which of these two thesis statements would be better for my paper. I want to dive into the theme of masculinity with my paper as that is what I find is common between all three of the works I ve chosen from Hemingway. I m leaning towards the second thesis because I feel it would be hard to prove that one style of... show more Which of these two thesis statements would be better for my paper. I want to dive into the theme of masculinity with my paper as that is what I find is common between all three of the works I ve chosen from Hemingway. I m leaning towards the second thesis because I feel it would be hard to prove that one style of Hemingway s writing had a greater impact than another style of his writing.

In A Farewell to Arms, The Sun Also Rises, and The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway’s masculine style of writing has had a far-reaching impact on his works than his simple, prose style of writing.

In A Farewell to Arms, The Sun Also Rises, and The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway instills masculinity in his writings to convey the “ideal man” and what their role should be in society.
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