He even took the chance of going farther out into sea than any other boat dared. Hemingway wrote, “the sun rose thinly from the sea and the old man could see the other boats, low on the water and well in toward the shore, spread out across the current” (32). The old man was not scared of going out farther into the sea if it meant the possibility of catching a fish and ending his drought. Another time in the novel that the old man showed the properties of hero is when he hooked an enormous marlin and wouldn’t give up, even if it killed him. On page 92, the old man thinks to himself, “you are killing me, fish…” (Hemingway).
This description gives information about the intentions of Michael Foster; he is an ambitious reporter attracted to the hanging and desires to write an article about the executioner who had come to town. Callaghan describes Michael as not being "at all sure of himself" (Callaghan 1). If Michael is not that sure of himself, it is easy to say that the odds of him standing against a movement are slim to none. And the shear evidence of this trait is described later in the story. Firstly, Michael Foster encounters a man at "Smollet 's fishing pier" (Callaghan 1) who introduces himself Smitty, also known as K. Smith.
The character that shows the most courage is the old, Santiago this can be seen. (68) The old man, Santiago has fear that the sharks might come and eat the fish that he caught, he said If sharks come, God pity him and me. The old man thinks he might have a bone spur, he said if the great DiMaggio had a bone spur and so simple an old man can do it. The other character that displaces courage is the young boy, Manolin he shows this trait. When, the
The only reason Santiago had desire for his life was because of fishing. He loved the process and the reward he got at the end. The evidence doesn 't really support it but Santiago could have been a great fisher in his youth because of the skills he possesses in his old years. The old man has good skills but is not lucky at all. Santiago lived to fish, he didn 't fish to live.
In The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago survives a three-day fishing trip while demonstrating dignity, skill, and endurance. Throughout the novel, he has demonstrated humility and wisdom through his days of fishing being unlucky and being patient knowing that his luck will soon come. He realizes how close his connection with the marlin is and how every other living thing in the world is all connected. He realizes what his purpose and place in the universe are. The universe can be connected in many different ways and if one thing is thrown off, the rest of the universe is thrown off.
We can say,the old man and the sea is a story of victory rather than a story of failure.although Santiago loses the battle with sharks in the defense of his great marlin.he maintains his human dignity and “grace under pressure”.particularly,the manner in which he endures his loss and he faces the unavoidable failure is a kind of victory. The old man transcends failure and even death through his inner spirit of not being defeated.Beyond the spirit lies a dignity and a combination of perseverance and endurance. Santiago’s features of tough guy are displayed one by one clearly through his inner world,language as well as brave action. Santiago has transcended the fear of death through his action at the end of the novel. He makes the flower of his life in full bloom,shining brightly.his life gets sublimated through transcending the
He does not accept help because he believes it is the start of begging. When Manolin told him he was the best fisherman in the village, Santiago did not accept modestly. When he lost his luck in fishing, the other fishermen made fun of him, which he did not care about. “My big fish must be somewhere.” He is a fisherman who adores nature, sea, creatures which lives in it and his
The first time we meet the pirates they are engaged in a discussion of whether the best thing about being a pirate is the looting or the cutlasses, but the captain, who is very fond of his luxuriant beard votes for Ham Night. Loyally supported by the pirate who is called No. 2, who continually saves the chief from himself, the captain ache after only one thing. He has never won the desired Pirate of the Year price, despite that he has tried very hard. Pirate Captain heads to Blood Island to fill out the required entry blank, while he tries to forget that the only thing he has ever won is a blue ribbon for “best anecdote about a squid”.
The film won numerous awards including the Oscar for the best animated short film. The novella is about an old and experienced fisherman, Santiago, who has a boy, Manolin, as a companion. After 84 days without a catch, the old man goes deeper into the water and hooks an enormous marlin. There is a long battle between the old man and the marlin, which the old man eventually wins, but then loses the marlin to sharks when rowing it back to land. Although Petrov’s film omitted many aspects of the novella to fit it into a short film, he still captured the essence of the novella and then used artistic creativity to further it; he specifically succeeded in capturing man’s interconnectedness to nature and the relationship between the old man and the boy.
The film stars Albert Brooks played as an overprotective father. Marlin shows the viewers that you can discover great things in your worst day of your life. For example, Marlin made many friendships with other species. Crush became a good friend to Marlin because he gave Marlin and Dory the ride of their lives to their destination. Also, Marlin encountered three huge sharks who were trying to end his and Dory 's life.