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    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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    Hemingway’s work "The Old Man and the Sea" is notable for its use of symbolism; the novel revolves around two major symbols: the old man and the sea. Besides that‚ some other objects that are described in the novel also have their symbolic meanings‚ such as Manolin‚ the marlin‚ the shark‚ the lion‚ etc. The Old Man and the Sea is a novel of much symbolic and the thesis of this research paper is the analysis of the many different usage of symbolism in the novel “The Old Man and The Sea”. “We can’t ever

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    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 I chose The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemmingway for my summer reading book. The Old Man and the Sea takes place in a small fishing village near Havana‚ Cuba in the late 1940s. The most important characters in The Old Man and the Sea are Santiago—the old man—Manolin‚ and the marlin. Santiago is the protagonist of the story. He is an old‚ Cuban fisherman. He is very knowledgeable of his skills and takes pride in them‚ despite his physical restrictions. He has

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    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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    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 of

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    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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    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 "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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    In The Old Man and the Sea‚ Ernest Hemingway presents the fisherman Santiago as the ideal man--independent in his action‚ eager to follow his calling‚ and willing to take chances in life. The old man’s most notable attribute‚ however‚ appears to be his unquenchable spirit: no matter how his body is beaten‚ his spirit remains undefeated‚ undefeatable‚ through all trials. In Santiago‚ the central character in The Old Man and the Sea‚ Hemingway has created a hero who personifies honor‚ courage‚ endurance

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