The Old Man and the Sea Essay | Heroism, Pride and Christianity in "The Old Man and the Sea"

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Heroism, Pride and Christianity in "The Old Man and the Sea"

Summary: In "The Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway, the man's battle with his giant marlin represents man's struggle with the forces of the universe with man displaying pride and heroism in coping with the forces of one's own mortality. The role of God in mankind is also symbolized.
The Old Man and the Sea is one of Earnest Hemingway's most powerful works. The Story is set in a small northern village in Cuba not far from the Capital city, Havana, with a fisherman who is down on his luck (Cummings, Pg.3). But on his eighty-fourth-day without catching a fish, the old man hooks a big marlin, but for this poor old man hooking the fish was not even half the battle. This book has brought many people to think of many different themes; Heroism, Pride and Christianity are just a few, and the story strives to teach important live lessons throughout its readings.

Heroism is one of the more thought of themes by the everyday readers. The fact that a man close to his death bed goes out everyday to fish, and continues to return with nothing...

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