Santiago struggles with nature in order to catch the giant marlin in the Gulf Stream. Even though people don't believe in him because he is made fun of by the younger fisherman. Many symbols such as the lions on the beach, the marlin, the shovel-nosed sharks, and many others convey represent an abstract or spiritual meaning below the surface. The old manknows he must fish to live, but it saddens him that he must kill them… Relationship, External Nature and Dignity in The Old Man and The SeaMan has always suffered his most to achieve his goal. As one grows, they mature through these various stages. Not recognizing the skeleton, she asks the waiter what it is.
They have a soul bonding relationship. The community marveled at the size of the skeleton that is still attached to the boat. The fish brings out the best in Santiago: his courage, strength, and respect. Who is the main character. A tragedy is a story in which the protagonist is worse off at the end than he or she was at the beginning. The body may be weak, temporary,vulnerable; the spirit is enduring, invincible, eternal.
Include details, quotes, page numbers. Santiago kills it with a harpoon. The boy named Manolin, that the old man took him when he was five years old and the boy loved him too much and loyalty for him, when the boy saw him without taking a fish in the first forty days while he took three fish in the first week. The book The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, is about an old man, Santiago, and his genuine fondness of the sea. The old man shows courage just by going out all alone everyday and still fishing at his age. He hooks an unusually immense marlin, and they have an agonizing battle for several days.
On the other end of the spectrum it could also be stated that the novel itself delves into the philosophical and the metaphysical as exemplified by the scenes wherein Santiago considered the marlin as a brother or when he delved into a distinct introspection about his life and how he got to where he was. Hemingway uses the metaphor of the lions to signify people who live their lives as active participants. He may be old, but he still has the endurance of El Campeon. He painted his life through written words. His battle with the great marlin is an illustration of human strength, physically and mentally, at its finest.
Santiago tries to fight them off but is unable toand by the time he returns home he only has a skeleton left to showof the fish. Hemingway illustrates this in three ways. Hemmingway has constructed the struggle between Santiago and the marlin, his antagonist to symbolize overall themes of strength, perseverance, valor, and defeat. Here the long strength struggle finished between The Old Man, and the Marlin with the fish lurched out of the water and dead, he pulled the boat toward the fish fastened the fish to the side of the boat. The shovel-nosed sharks represent symbolize the destructive side of nature. The themes in all his stories were the same.
Waite In literature, symbolism is widely used to give the deeper meaning behind common figures. During his career, Santiago has caught many trophy fish. Instead, he does the best he can, without complaint or boasting. The relationship between Santiago and the boy is introduced early in the story. . When he was in high school, he wrote for the newspaper, Trapeze and Tabula.
Fuentes's own exploits that were immortalized in The Old Man and the Sea, Mr. Born on July 21, 1899 in Cicero, Illinois, Ernest Hemingway served in World War I and worked in journalism before publishing his story collection In Our Time. It shows readers a new insight and enriches the theme and plot. Some of the details are to inform the reader that the old man really enjoys and values the ocean. He became inspired to learn how to fish and began to have the same urge to catch a fish.
Santiago feels that the following day would be a good day because eighty-five is his lucky number. In the novels that Ernest Hemingway writes, he uses metaphors to reflect his life experiences and opinions. The old man is an old man. Everyone must try hard at something to be truly happy in their life. Is it just a good fish tale.