The Old Man and the Sea Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about overcoming difficulties in life.

Essay Topic 2

Write your opinion about Hemingway's style of writing. Use examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay about gaining knowledge and wisdom through experience versus formal education. Use Santiago as your example.

Essay Topic 4

Write an essay about the effects of loneliness on people.

Essay Topic 5

Write an essay about fishing as a hobby versus fishing for a living.

Essay Topic 6

Write an essay about loyalty. Use Manolin as your example.

Essay Topic 7

Write an essay about symbolism Hemingway uses in The Old Man and the Sea.

Essay Topic 8

Write an essay about how people turn to religion when times are difficult.

Essay Topic 9

Write an essay explaining you opinion on what happens to the old man after he returns with the marlin bones.

Essay Topic 10

Write an essay on the importance of self-confidence.

Essay Topic 11

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