• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Santiago's Spirit In "The Man And The Sea"

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Santiago's Spirit In "The Man And The Sea" ?????????98??(2)baixiujuan ??: ?�????�??????????,????????????????????????????????,???? ????????????????????,????????????????????????????,????????????????? ???:???, ??,?????,??,?? Abstract: In the heroic novel "The man and the sea", the impact of the image of Santiago on the readers is powerful and impressive. His character and the power of psychology play important role in this simple plot novel. The literature works origin from the life, but it means more than life itself, during the description of Santiago, the author thought highly of the spirit of unyielding man. Meanwhile ,it also contain the longing of the perfect future. Key words: willpower, strong, morality and emotion, agony, struggle -. Willpower Willpower is the core of the human's essence .The most prominent essence and personal character of Santiago is will power, which can founding the stronger and show the protagonist's great and strong. It is important to make novel possess inspiration. First, the novel put the protagonist in the environment filled with strong trouble. Through this, get the aim of testing the strength of willpower .The novel shows the dangerous setting greatly: bad luck, loneliness, poverty, especially the malicious shark. All are the symbol of life plight. ...read more.

Middle

It also keep the old man's optimistic spirit long, which can strengthen the intensity of willpower. ?.Emotion and morality In the procedure reading "The old man and the sea", we obtain virtuous moral experience through the sight of the man's inner -world . This kind of experience strengthen the character's image and also enrich it . As a psychology strength, the virtuous and kind personality of the old man knock many hearts now and then . Just the same as his strong-willed character .The author melt the kind character into his soul . As a result , this make the image have more spirit charm. In the nature ,he treat the opponent as his brother ,even he wants to feed it by himself. He showed sympathy to the little swallow, even when he was in war with shark and the marlin, he talk to the "bird friend' friendly .His kindness to weakers, his stone heart to the malicious shark which make a definite contrast .In the society , he was harmony with all his villagers, and enjoyed the love of others .Though he suffered the tragic fate, he still persist non-stopping struggle. ...read more.

Conclusion

Avoiding risking ,fishing in the near sea area, he got nothing. Risking his life in the farther sea area, he still can't get anything. It show that the human being is powerless. In the society and the reality, also it is a revelation of the author's true emotion----helpless. In the last of the novel, the old man dream of the lion. The lion for three time in different situation. It's purpose is to show the old man's agony and loneliness, tiresome. He want to gain the power and help in the struggle to conquer the enimies by dreaming of the lion. At last , he still can't estricate himself from the predicament. The novel "the old and the sea" subtly delineates the complicated inner world of his characters, which just the novelist's own feeling and experience. To Heminway ,Santiago is a new type of figure ,a man can be destroyed but not defeated. His strength are overwhelmingly powerful against his weaknesses, which have made him unquestionably great. The old man is one of us and more noble than us. Thus making him a man of eternity. Hence we see Hemingwei's optimistic view of life and full confidence on bravery,wisdom and dignity which once well protected, will lead to success. ????: ??? 1994 ???????? (5) ??? 1996 ?????? (2) ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Fyodor Dostoevsky section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Fyodor Dostoevsky essays

  1. Albert Einstein is quoted as having said, "the world is a dangerous place to ...

    going to end tomorrow or publications that write about how every one is fooling around on each other. Pay attention to your loved ones and validate them with affection and your time daily. Everything will be just fine. Third, actively filter out the negative stuff you're exposed to in the media.

  2. Discuss Milton's presentation of Satan in Paradise Lost

    Yet another heroic struggle ensues, as Satan must still pass through the final leg of Chaos and then find his way inside the 'firm opacous globe' surrounding and shielding the new creation (1518, 1528). However, this section is also tainted to help tear down some of the impressive scaffolding propping up Satan as a protagonist.

  1. accidental death of an anarchist plot

    Pinelli saw that he was wearing two shoes so unless he was 'triped' the constable was again lying. More lies show that even now when the investigation is getting more serious the constable stupid as he is, just try's to get himself out of the blame.

  2. Could I Have Lived My Life Differently? : The Diary of Bigger Thomas.

    Certainly, his fears of invaded white territory are matched with his fears of never having a free territory of his won. Another source of Bigger's fears come from the buffeting of his slightly inflated masculine ego and the concept of "Manhood" is one of four major themes that Wright presents in Book One.

  1. "Crime and Punishment" novel study Assignment. Outline, characters,setting and conflict.

    What crime? ... My killing a loathsome, harmful louse, a filthy old moneylender woman... and you call that a crime?'" From the context of these lines the reader can infer that Raskolnikov believes he is above the law and did society a service by getting rid of a malicious old lady.

  2. The Black CatFor the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about ...

    I knew that I could not remove it from the house, either by day or by night, without the risk of being observed by the neighbors. Many projects entered my mind. At one period I thought of cutting the corpse into minute fragments, and destroying them by fire.

  1. Ict and person with special needs

    Those tapes that she has, can be read by her computer, so either the computer can read it out with a special program loaded on the computer, or they can be printed out, using a printer, in Braille so she can understand the tapes.

  2. The Different Portrayals of Self-Sacrifice in "Kesa and Morito" and Crime and Punishment

    Through imagery, Dostoevsky shows that through Katerina's actions, she is showing how grateful she is towards Sonya. Also, her kissing Sonya's feet parallels how Christ's feet were kissed. Hence, this could show how Sonya is portrayed as a martyr, since she sacrifices herself for a cause greater than herself.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work