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  • Detract From The Story The Hemingway Hero
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    Divided Minds Does the static expression of the Hemingway Hero in The Old Man and the Sea enhance or detract from the story The Hemingway Hero is defined by a static set of characteristics. These characteristics remain essentially the same throughout all of Hemingway's works. The Hemingway Hero is always courageous, confident, and introspective. He does not let his fears get to him. The Hemingway Hero is expressed differently in each of his novels, though. Sometimes he is young, and sometimes ol...
  • Hemingway Hero
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    Hemingway Hero' is the foundation for the main character in all of Hemingway's stories. The 'Hemingway Hero' is always a man, more so, he is a rough, woodsy type; a real man's-man. He drinks, he hunts, and he acts first then asks questions later. He goes from one woman to another, and women are good for little more than reproduction. (Shoemaker) He has hopes, dreams, convictions and believes which he strictly follows, but he does not talk about them. This is one great example of the 'Hemingway H...
  • Three Parallels Between Santiago And The Marlin
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    1. Describe Santiago's character in regard to the adversity he faces. What political or historical person could you compare him to? Explain. Santiago faces many adversities in the novel but the main one that makes up the plot is Santiago being shunned as a fisherman in his village by all of the people because he can not catch one fish. A political person that compares to Santiago is Elizabeth Anne Seton. She fought for women's right to vote and did not care what people called her and what men th...
  • Fredrick Henry And Cathrine Barkley
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    I. Ernest Hemingway's literary works have proven him to be one of the most famous American writers in the 1900's. His works have also been some of the most influential of this time. Hemingway, born in Oak Park, Illinois in 1899, started his career as a writer as soon as he graduated high school. He briefly worked as a reporter for the Kansas City Star. Hemingway also was a volunteer ambulance driver in Italy during WWI. Then he served as a infantryman in the Italian War. (World Book 182) Hemingw...
  • Old Man's Adventurous Spirit
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    What makes a hero? Alike with all other persons, Ernest Hemingway had his own perceptions of what a hero truly is. In Hemingway's novella, The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago, the old man, attained characteristics that could depict him as an ideal "Hemingway Hero". Through the old man's adventurous spirit, his fearlessness of death, determination, and his independence, Santiago fits Hemingway's hero description. The old man, Santiago, acquires the qualities of an outdoorsman. Being an outdoorsman ...
  • Jake And Brett
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    A Hard Days Night Searching For AA Hard Days Night Searching For A Hero In The Sun Also Rises A Hard Day's Knight: Searching for a Hero in The Sun Also Rises Unlike many of the books published before the 1920's, in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises there is a distinct lack of the stereotypical nineteenth-century hero figure. In looking for such a hero, the reader expects one character to stand out as the champion of a moral truth or of a standard above mere human existence. Though all of the main c...

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