The Old Man and the Sea Essay | The Old Man and the Sea: a Tragedy

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The Old Man and the Sea: a Tragedy

Summary: The Old Man and the Sea by Hemingway is a true classic in its essence. It is a complete tragedy in itself no less than "Hamlet." Here is my point and i have tried to prove it.
TRAGEDY

A tragedy is a tale of exceptional suffering leading generally but not always to the death of the chief protagonist or the hero. The hero is generally possessed of certain admirable qualities but he is not perfect: in fact he suffers from a flaw or a fault which precipitates his downfall although this downfall is brought about by some certain other causes too--the villainy of human beings, chance, accident, or the working of an arbitrary fate. The admirable qualities or the hero must include an exceptional capacity to suffer or the power of endurance much above that of ordinary people. The tragic hero may perish but his spirit is not broken or crushed. The sufferings and the fate of the hero generally arouse strong feelings of pity and fear, while the manner of enduring his sufferings and his fate arouse our...

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