The Old Man And The Sea Book Analysis

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"The Old Man and the Sea" is a popular book that created by a modern American writer called Ernest Hemingway in 1952 a novella. It is also the last novel that he wrote. As one of his most famous works, it focuses on an old Cuban fisherman, and a huge marlin far away from the shore of the Gulf Stream in the fight. Although it has a lot of different literary evaluations, it is popular and attracts a lot of attention in the twentieth Century. Because of this book, he got a high position in the literature area. Hemingway 's "The Old Man and the Sea" won the Pulitzer prize in May 4, 1953. The background of the story is that in the middle of twentieth Century in Cuba, there is an old fisherman called Santiago and a protagonist that is a boy named Ma Nolin. In 84 days,…show more content…
Life has been to meet the big marlin as old opponent, this series of plot developed according to the nature of spatial and temporal sequence arrangement within two days of reaching the vast sea, such tailoring actually have many things and is not really cut off, but let the reader to accomplish, achieve the artistic effect of "kill two birds with one stone", the deep meaning. On the hand, it embodies the theme of this book: “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.” The old fisherman Santiago is a tragic hero that Hemingway shaped. It was his lifelong shape the tough guy character of final summary. Poor and unfortunate of old fisherman Santiago 's fate is sorrow, but he is a failure hero, "dozen unbeaten losers", Hemingway hard-man style clank rely on like a spirit in San Diego this character image, this is Hemingway "hard-man" of energy, he either intentionally so unintentionally, whether or not blind blindly, as the powerful performance of Hemingway 's "iceberg principle".
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