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Elements of Literature: The Old Man and the Sea
The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of c ...more
Paperback, 36 pages
Published January 1st 1989 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
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The article “Old man of the sea”
author Ernest Hemingway
1 This book is an amazing tale about a old fisherman who has a amazing fight with a Giant Marlin. The setting is in cuba. I read this book because i love fishing and i saw this is a about a fisherman.
2 Book summary
For 84 days, the old fisherman Santiago has caught nothing. Alone, impoverished, and facing his own mortality, Santiago is now considered unlucky. So Manolin has been constrained by his parents to fish in another, more productive b ...more