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  • Placida And Santiago
    770 words
    In the still of the night Santiago crying cut sharply like a knife. His crying was relentless, as though it would never end but then, a child of three knows no other way to express his horror. Abraham Nasser walked down the narrow street made of hardened earth and nothing more. His dress was pure class, white blazer and pants with matching wide brimmed hat. Lost in thought he rolled his cigar between his lips, then, as if in a motion as natural to him as his tendency to smile at beautiful women,...
  • Sharks Santiago
    645 words
    Perseverance, Courage, and Wisdom Used in Everyday Life Throughout a life, people have to overcome obstacle after obstacle to be successful in the world. Humans are thrown challenges day after day, week after week. Everyone must try hard at something to be truly happy in their life. In Ernest Hemingway's novel The Old Man and the Sea, he used the marlin and the sharks as symbols, and gave Santiago certain character attributes to depict the perseverance, courage, and smarts needed to get through ...
  • Great Purpose To Jake Barnes Life
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    Ernest Hemingway best exemplifies his hero code in his novels The Sun Also Rises and The Old Man and The Sea through his protagonists Jake Barnes and Santiago. The honor code for each of these characters means avoiding and struggling against the meaninglessness of life (nada) and instead embracing a passion for life which they demonstrate by means of their actions and feelings. The Hemingway code embodies principles that govern the actions of Hemingway's main protagonists in his novels. They are...
  • Metaphor For Santiago's Life
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    The Old Man and the Sea is novella written by Ernest Hemingway in 1952. It tells the epic journey and struggles of the old fisherman, Santiago, and his younger fishing partner, Man olin. The story goes into detail the day to day life struggles that a fisherman off the coast of Africa endures. The majority of the story focuses on one particular trip out sea. In life, one will go through a number of stages in life. Infancy, Youth, Adulthood, and Old Age are all key stages. As one grows, they matur...
  • Santiago To The Fish
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    The Journey from Illusion to Disillusion in Hemingway's Old Man and The Sea In our world today we are constantly bombarded with messages of illusion and falsity, however the states in which people travel through their lives differ. Some people are suspended in a state of illusion for all their lives, only realizing their potential on their deathbed. Others have their illusions stolen from them as a child and are brought up in a world without magic and fanciful ideas. For most, we discover this p...
  • Santiago's Goal
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    "The Old Man and The Sea" Essay Ernest Hemingway, in The Old Man and The Sea, wrote a book about a man with little wealth and little friends, but this man has a very high goal, which he wants to accomplish even if it means he might die in the process. In this story Ernest Hemingway describes struggles between life and death. Those struggles still exist in life today, and people from all over the world try to face them day in and day out. Struggles and obstacles in life are different for everyone...
  • 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...
  • 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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