• Old Man and the Sea
    A Man Can Be Destroyed But Not Defeated –The Struggle of Life in “The Old Man and the Sea” A Man Can Be Destroyed But Not Defeated – The Struggle of Life in “The Old Man and the Sea” Sophie Chen(陳昱均) Class 201 National Dali Senior High School March.17, 2007 1/24 PDF created with...
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  • Old Man and the Sea
    to sea and wishes that he had never “hooked the fish and was alone in bed on the newspapers” (103). Immediately after that, Santiago says, “But man is not made for defeat . . . A man can be destroyed but not defeated” (103). Do you find this assertion to be true? Can a man (or a woman) be...
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  • Essays
    The Old Man And The Sea In the old man and the sea there is a quote “a man can be destroyed but not defeated” (Hemingway 103). This quote is telling us how the old man was physically destroyed but not defeated and telling us how these words were not the same thing. Though out the book is...
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  • Old Man and the Sea
    My very boring essay on the old man and the sea The topic I chose to do is "The main theme of the book is summed up in the single sentence: "A man can be destroyed but not defeated." Discuss in detail the meaning of this theme and the ways in which the book develops and illustrates this idea...
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  • Defeat in The Old Man and the Sea
    . Because Santiago successfully catches the great marlin by fighting through physical fatigue, Hemmingway, in The Old Man and the Sea, proves “a man can be destroyed but not defeated.” In the prolonged struggle between the fish and the old man his conscience questioned his justifications for battling...
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  • Old Man and the Sea Critical Lens
    Man can be destroyed, but not defeated.” This quote refers to how a single man can be extremely mentally or physically damaged, but not beaten. In the novella, The Old Man and the Sea, the character, Santiago displays many traits of determination, perseverance, and optimism. He battled an eighteen...
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  • Old Man and the Sea
    big fish. Even though in the end Santiago lost the fish, he was never defeated. Throughout the novel The Old Man and the Sea Hemingway uses symbolism through Santiago, the marlin, and his nemesis, the sharks to contribute to his theme that “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” Throughout the...
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  • Never Defeated
    Lindsay McManus Mr. Flanagan AP English 12 August 2013 Never Defeated In life, everyone faces hardships and challenges, but it’s how a person responds to these tough circumstances that shapes them into who they really are. In Ernest Hemingway’s, The Old Man and the Sea, the main character...
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  • Old Man and the Sea "A Man Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated"
    “A man can be destroyed but not defeated” In the Old man and the sea, Santiago says, “A man can be destroyed but not defeated. (Page 93)” The true statement can be referred to throughout the novel. Santiago is in the end physically destroyed, but mentally he is not defeated. Santiago’s courage...
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  • The Old Man and the Sea -- Jsdgn
    some points that all people with different age can be friends by some ways. Man is not made for death. Man can be destroyed but not defeated. It simply signifies the true victory of life. Maybe the man’s body could be ruin or wreck but mentally, the hopes, inspirations and dreams are still there...
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  • Destroyed but Not Defeated, Hemingwayt
    A man can be destroyed but not defeated Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent and what leads to destroyal. The Old Man and the Sea is one of the finest works of literature of the 20th century, and was published in 1952 after the bleakest ten years...
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  • Man can be destroyed but not defeated
    It was charless Lukman who said, success is that old abc, ability, break and courage. Man can be destroyed but not defeated, these words were fully influenced by two great novels, The old man and the sea by Ernest Heminguwy which was published in 1952 and Moby dick by Herman Melville in 1852. These...
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  • The Old Man and the Sea
    "A man can be destroyed, but not defeated" P.93 The Old Man and the Sea is a tale about an old Cuban fisherman and his three-day battle with a giant Marlin. Through the use of an outstanding theme: ''A man can be destroyed, but not defeated,'' The Old Man and the Sea" strives to teach important...
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  • Six Paragraph Book Review of the Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
    surprise, the sea took back the prize he wrested from it. Back on shore, all that was left of his battle was the skeleton of a stupendous fish and an exhausted old man. Santiago says, "[M]an is not made for defeat....A man can be destroyed but not defeated," (Hemingway, 103). Even though the sharks...
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  • The Old Man and the Sea
    skull away he admits that he shouldn’t have been so proud and is not entitled to it. Still Hemmingway’s famous line “a man can be destroyed but not defeated,” stands. Catching the Marlin and only returning with the skeleton of the fish destroyed the old man, but he keeps on fishing. He is not defeated....
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  • HElp
    doesn’t care about what the fish is going to do, he only cares about he will be able to do something that is useful. "Fight them. I'll fight them until I die." Santiago used all of his supplies to fight with the sharks. "But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated...
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  • Old Man in the Sea
    perseverance and determination was when the Old Man says, "A man can be destroyed but never defeated." (p.103) This is another one of Hemingway's philosophies; it says that a man only loses if he gives up because it is a matter of will. Also that life is a serious game and how you play it does matter. It...
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  • Old Man & the Sea
    between the battle with the marlin and the old man. Defending & catching the fish takes a lot of strength and courage. He deals with suffering and pain by protecting it. When he says he is not defeated, he says “a man can be destroyed but not defeated.” (Spark Notes Editors, 2002...
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  • Three Layers of Pressure
    windows of one 7s sou1.It means the old man's heart or soul is inconvincible.In order to protect his dignity,he finally summarized the famous motto“Man is not made for defeat.A man can be destroyed but not defeated”. This is obviously the declaration to the difficuhies and adversities.How spirited and...
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  • Santiago's Power of Observation
    them until I die,” because he knows that “man is not made for defeat….a man can be destroyed but not defeated.” Santiago’s spiritual excellence, confidence, perseverance and conscious of introspection make believe us about his whole life is closely connected with the sea thus he dedicates full effort...
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