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'The Old Man and The Sea' and Humility
This paper looks at Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea' and studies the element of humility in the character Santiago.
# 123932 | 1,250 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Sociology (General)


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In this article, the writer provides a discussion of Santiago in Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'. The paper argues that Santiago must go through three phases in his struggle with the fish before gaining the gift of humility that redeems him.

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"In 'The Old Man and The Sea' Ernest Hemingway provides the story of the old simple fisherman Santiago and a boy he serves as mentor to Manolin. In the novel Santiago's struggle with the elusive marlin that takes him nearly three months of fishing to catch represents mankind's struggle in life in the face of an often indifferent and hostile universe. Santiago faces this struggle symbolized by his battle with the marlin with decency dignity and even ..."

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'The Old Man and The Sea' and Humility (2008, December 01) Retrieved May 08, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/the-old-man-and-the-sea-and-humility-123932/

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