Ernest Hemingway's Code Hero

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In Ernest Hemingway’s Old Man and The Sea, the main character, Santiago exhibits the characteristics of Hemingway’s Code Hero.
In The Old Man and The Sea, Santiago manages to catch a marlin and in doing so displayed great patience. One example in which Santiago shows such patience is when he is hooking the marlin . As stated on page 42, “He waited with the line between his thumb and his finger, watching it and the other lines at the same time for the fish might have swam up or down. Then came the same delicate pulling touch again,”. This quote shows that Santiago has great courage and self discipline because he waits and waits for the marlin to bite the line, careful to not rush and make sudden movements, all requiring immense patience and
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