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Essay | Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea"

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea".
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Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea"

Summary: Covers Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea", discussing the character of Santiago and the conflict in the story.
Santiago, the "old man who fished alone," in Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" appears as one who has an undefeatable character, a loving, cheerful character, and very humble. The writer describes him in this way: "Everything about him was old except his eyes, and they were the same color as the sea, and were cheerful and undefeated." The story itself proves his undefeatable character. After forty days without catching any fish, Santiago is still determined to catch a large fish. Although he is very old, he uses all the might of his "still powerful" shoulders, his "many tricks," and "resolution" to catch the huge marlin he went far out to sea to catch. He suffers much pain to kill this great fish he caught to prove "what a man can do and what a man endures." At the same time he...

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