The Old Man and the Sea. By Ernest Hemingway To Charlie Shribner. And. To Max Perkins. He was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in . A reading of The Old Man and the Sea (The Old Man) offers the reader a predominant in this novel than in the other two already discussed. The novel's . NO PART OF THIS BOOK MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM WITHOUT THE . But he 3 The Old Man and the Sea knew he had attained it and he knew it .

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“The Old Man and the Sea” won Ernest Hemingway both a Pulitzer old story about a fisherman and his fish will never read a better book in. The primary data source of this study is the novel The Old Man and the Sea by. Ernest Hemingway. The collecting data process is note-taking technique. This. The old fisherman Santiago has caught nothing for eighty-four days. The Old Man and the Sea. Cover Image. Book Details PDF (tablet),

The book's two principal characters, Santiago and Manolin, represent the old and the young, and a beautiful harmony develops between them.

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What one lacks, the other provides. Manolin, for example, has energy and enthusiasm. He finds food and clothing for Santiago, and encourages him despite his bad luck.

Santiago, in turn… Man and Nature Since The Old Man and the Sea is the story of a man's struggle against a marlin, it is tempting to see the novella as depicting man's struggle against nature. In fact, through Santiago, the novella explores man's relationship with nature.

He thinks of the flying fish as his friends, and speaks with a warbler to pass the time.

He can't pull it in, so he takes hold of the line, beginning the back and forth: when the marlin runs, he gives the line slack; when the marlin is still, he pulls the line in. The old man's hands are cut by the rope.

His muscles strain.

He has no food or water. Yet he doesn't give up. The obsession has shades of Moby Dick, except at the end of this novel, I didn't feel the need to dig up Melville and punch him in the skull: I have never seen or heard of such a fish.

But I must kill him. I am glad we do not have to try to kill the stars.

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Imagine if each day a man must try to kill the moon, he thought. The moon runs away.

Then he was sorry for the great fish that had nothing to eat and his determination to kill him never relaxed in his sorrow for him. There is no one worthy of eating him from the manner of his behavior and his great dignity. I do not understand these things, he thought.

After returning to the harbour, the discouraged Santiago goes to his home to sleep. In the meantime, others see the skeleton tied to his boat and are amazed. A concerned Manolin is relieved to find Santiago alive, and the two agree to go fishing together.

Analysis and reception The Old Man and the Sea contains many of the themes that preoccupied Hemingway as a writer and as a man. The routines of life in a Cuban fishing village are evoked in the opening pages with a characteristic economy of language.

Start your free trial today for unlimited access to Britannica. Hemingway was famously fascinated with ideas of men proving their worth by facing and overcoming the challenges of nature.Death is nothing.

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Times is irreversible the first forty days of The Old Man with the boy is a reference of his youth that had ended after he reached his forty. Then he fell into the water with a crash that sent spray over the old man and over all of the skiff. A third characteristic that makes Santiago a noble hero is that he accepts his defeat.

I wonder what started him so sud- denly? A man can never act in a cowardly way.

By fear we mean that he must have the intellectual realization that death is the end of all things and as such must be constantly avoided in one way or another. Now the old man looked up and saw that the bird was circling again.

But as the old man watched, a small tuna rose in the air, turned and dropped head first into the water. Are you ready?

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