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  • Santiagos Pride
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    One can describe a hero as someone who achieves greatness. The Old Man and the Sea, a novel by Ernest Hemingway, involves an old man named Santiago, who establishes himself as a great fisherman many times, but yet, he still struggles to prove it again and again. Santiago lives in a small fishing village off the coast of Havana, Cuba, and fishing is imperative to his survival. Although an immeasurable amount of skill is found in Santiago, eighty-four days passed without him hooking a single fish....
  • Santiago Walk To His Hut
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    In the novel, The Old Man and the Sea, Hemming way compares the main character Santiago to a Christ-like hero. He creates the comparison in several ways. One way, was during Santiago's three day battles with the 18 foot marlin. Another was, was at at the end of the novel, when he described Santiago' walk to his hut. One test that Santiago went through during his three day battle with the marlin was when he got hurt. He cut his hand, his foot and he curt his back. The same type of injuries happen...
  • Old Men
    645 words
    The Old Man and the Sea Essay choice #4 Matt RuweEnglish 332 Mrs. Anderson In the timeless novel The Old Man and the Sea, the hero is undoubtedly the old man, Santiago, whom us as readers become very acquainted with. Santiago is a hard-worker and perseveres through every problem nature brings to him. He is in the midst of a horrendous fishing drought, during which the townspeople laugh and ridicule him. Santiago just lets the criticism pass him by because he is confident that the fish of his lif...
  • Xius's House And The Main Market Place
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    Of all the places mentioned in the book, we chose some of the main places to describe and to explain their relation to the story. These places will be Santiago Nasar's place, Clotilde Armenta's store, Xius's house, and the main market place. Santiago lived in Plc ida Linero's house. This house was always barred from the inside and Santiago carried the keys to the back door of the house and this is where he always entered and left the house. The house always had a light on in the stairway so that...
  • Santiago's Mental Endurance
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    The Old Man and the Sea is a heroic tale of man's strength pitted against forces he cannot control. It is a story about an old Cuban fisherman and his three-day battle with a giant Marlin. Through portraying tests of endurance, fatigue, old age, solitude, impending death, to which Santiago is subjected. Hemingway make Old Santiago become the finest and best of the code heroes. In fact, Santiago is the clearest representation of the code hero in all of Hemingway's novels because he is not wounded...
  • Different Forms Of Symbolism
    300 words
    Symbolism is used in many ways in Ernest Hemingway's Old Man and the Sea. In this book, Santiago uses many different forms of symbolism to describe the way he feels and what is going on in the world around him. Santiago often dreams of the lions. In his youth Santiago saw young lions playing on the beach. Each night when Santiago dreams of these lions it brings him back to his younger days as a sailor and reminds him of his youth. Another form of symbolism it the giant marlin which drags Santiag...
  • Characters Help Santiago In Many Different Ways
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    People in your life can assist you and guide you in many ways. They help you discover things that you have never seen or heard of before. These people are very precious to your life. They love you and care for you. In the novel, The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho, Santiago is on a quest to discover his Personal Legend and also to find a treasure at the Egyptian Pyramids. While getting closer to his destination, he learns many new things. He learns to read and understand the omens and also to create ...

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