Ernest Hemingway Analysis

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Introduction: Ernest Hemingway ‒ an American author and journalist ‒ is one of the most daring and bearing writers of the twentieth century. Moreover, he is confessed to be the most significant writer of the twentieth century American literature. Most of his creative writings are world-famous and display the discourses of hopeful and forceful life though it may be running under the impact of adventurous strife. Ernest Hemingway emphasises the fact that life is nothing but a mixture of two attitudes ‒ positive and negative. Positive attitude is the foundation of the worldly formation while negative attitude refers to the hopeless destitution. His heroes like Frederic Henry in A Farewell to Arms, Harry Morgan in To Have and Have Not and Santiago…show more content…
He was a superb craftsman and an optimistic thinker who had striven to give artistic expression to his views on life and human destiny. However Hemingway did not propound any systematic system of philosophy, he poured the theme of hopeful struggle as a guiding principle through his novelistic calligraphy. One who reads his novels can get a ray of hope very easily as S. C. Mundhra illustrates: “Hemingway had an obsession with evil, early sorrow and death, but he had also a message. The only ray of hope is that provided by individual human courage. Dying well for Hemingway was a crucial corollary to living well. The great heroes of Hemingway show extraordinary fortitude even on the point of…show more content…
The Old Man and the Sea is the narration of an old Cuban fisherman, Santiago, who displays gallantry to strive against the marlin. Moreover, Santiago struggles hard against the natural objects such as sea, water and sharks etc. and all these things decide his destiny. Although he was lean and thin, he was a man of unconquerable will as it is observable through the following
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