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The Old Man And The Sea

Old Man and The Sea "The great DiMaggio is himself again!"(21), in Ernest Hemingway's novel, The Old Man and the Sea, which takes place near Havana, Cuba in the Caribbean Sea, a very old, unlucky, fisherman sets out for the big catch. The great DiMaggio is seamed throughout the novel to symbolize the old man and his struggle to catch the big fish, yet also he poses as a role model for Santiago (the old man). The old man is using the great DiMaggio for a role model. At a certain point...

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Symbolism in the Old Man in the Sea

Symbolism in The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea has a lot of symbolism throughout the story line. A majority of the symbolism occurs when the old man is actually out in the ocean, but there is also some symbolism when he is on his island before he sets out to sea. The young boy, whom the old man taught to fish, symbolizes hope and joy for the old man. They had a strong friendship between the two of them because of this. ‘The old man had taught the boy to fish, and the boy loved...

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The Old Man and the Sea

Hemingway created Santiago, Santiago made Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea is a novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952. This novel centers upon Santiago, an aging fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Many people like this story very much and regard it as the most excellent work of Hemingway. I agree with this idea and I think The Old Man and the Sea brought Hemingway to the best period of his literary career...

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The Old Man and the Sea

The book The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, is about an old man, Santiago, and his genuine fondness of the sea. Every day he travels out to sea to go fishing which is his occupation. For the past eighty-four days the old man has not caught a single fish. On the eighty-fifth day he sails out to sea as usual, and this is the day that changes Santiago’s life forever. He hooks an unusually immense marlin, and they have an agonizing battle for several days. Hemingway often compares Santiago...

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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea The Old Man and the Sea written by Ernest Hemingway, has a relatable title because it's exactly what it says, it's about an old man who has made his living on the sea his entire life. He is very close with the sea and has love as well as respect for it. Santiago refers to the sea as "la mar" as if it were feminine. He respects the sea and is very passionate for "her". Sometimes he calls her names out of anger but is remorseful later. The story takes place in...

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Old Man and the Sea

Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, there is a symbol for mostly everything. The boy’s characteristics to the old man are symbolic. He is symbolic to the man because the boy represents the old man’s strength. The old man wishes the boy were there when he was out at sea. Also the boy is symbolic to his memory. The boy reminds him of things, and when the old man forgets something, the boy is there to remember it for him. One way the boy symbolizes old man is by his strength. The old man was trying to...

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Old Man and the Sea

Hannah Tole Ms Beall English 9 May 1, 2013 Old Man and the Sea Essay Does the Character Santiago Show the Same Characteristics as Its Writer Earnest Hemmingway?? Sometimes a character can reflect its writer’s characteristics. In this case, the old man (Santiago) reflects the personality of its writer, Hemmingway. Hemmingway clearly shows that he molded his character by the similar lifestyles and desires. Even their attitudes were very alike. To prove it, we can start with their lifestyles...

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The old man and the sea

 In the novel The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway creates a story full of adventures and endurance in which an old fisherman, Santiago, is the principal character. This novel contains a specific plot which guides us throughout his journey. Likewise, Hemingway provides a well-detailed setting and characterization description that transmit us all the environmental circumstances and feelings within the story, as well within the characters. The themes used in this novel are related to the love...

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Old Man & the Sea

English 3 “The Old Man and the Sea” In The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway shows Santiago, a Cuban fisherman, as a strong and heroic man. The man’s epic battle between the marlin represents his strength and symbolizes endurance. Santiago has set a journey to the sea for 84 days and is beat when he returns home with nothing. His friend Manolin has been forced by his parents to leave the old man to fish. Ernest Hemingway has created a character that has made a brave man who personifies...

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Old Man and the Sea

Jolene Wold English 102-002 6 April 2011 Victory or Defeat Ernst Hemingway’s story, The Old Man and the Sea, the main character Santiago faces many challenges during his time at sea. Ultimately, The Old Man and the Sea is a tale of victory shown through Santiago’s attitudes and actions. For instance, Santiago’s confidence makes him victorious. Manolin is not allowed to fish with Santiago because his father does not have faith Santiago will catch any fish. Santiago reassures Manolin he will...

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