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The Vast Effects of the Civilizing Mission by the Western World Following the Collapse of the Ottoman Empire in the Political Progress and Cultural Norms of the Recent and Modern Middle East
International Politics of the Middle East The western mission "civilisatrice" following the collapse of the
Ottoman Empire and continuing through well into the mid twentieth century
has resulted in a state of continuing political turmoil as the physical
boundaries of emerging nations were crafted by foreign powers w...
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Santiago's Heroism in The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Santiago is the main character in The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. Santiago believes that “a man can be destroyed but not defeated.” I think that the term of heroism relates to his belief because in many stories the hero, usually a man, is completely destroyed in body and in thought but they aren’t defeated. In...
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An Argument on the Symbolism of Events in Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea" as a Mockery or Christian Allegory
Mockery or Allegory? Many who have read Ernest Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea consider it a Christian allegory. Christian symbolism indeed appears fruitfully throughout the story. For example, the characters’ names translate into Biblical names, such as “Santiago,” meaning “Saint James.” Furthermore, many similar co...
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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea Pescaterian Profoundness: A Journey through Pain “He was comfortable but suffering, although he did not admit the suffering at all.” Santiago’s character is a very simple, yet a very inspirational, multifaceted one. Throughout the story we can see different themes of perseverance, sacrific...
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A Character Analysis of Santiago as the Epitome of Code Heroes in The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
A Code Hero When pondering the daunting uncertainties of life, a man can only be sure that it will ultimately end in failure, for death awaits him at his journey’s end. Moreover, the evil and loss that run rampant in the world fill his voyage with pain, threatening to strip him of his resolve. His ability to become at peac...
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The Macho Man in the Novel The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Hemingway was the “macho man,” so to speak. He believed in the values of courage, honor, valor, and never backing down. Santiago seems as if he is only an old man, out stubbornly following a catch for days on end. However, this follows the Hemingway code. He stubbornly followed this fish. He was already old and weak, and he...
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Character Analysis of Santiago in the Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
Code Hero v. Average Joe People sometimes find themselves engulfed in chaotic circumstances, often discover these moments to be stressful, and always leave the situations bursting with pain. Following principles of honor, courage, and endurance in atmospheres consisting of chaos, stress, and pain differentiates an average...
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An Analysis of Santiago as a Christ Figure in The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
A Critical Analysis of Santiago as a Christ Figure in The Old Man and the Sea Every character within a piece of literature must fulfill a certain role to eventually help lead to a conclusion. A Christ-like figure is a character that parallels the embodiment of Jesus Christ. More so the character should display good qualiti...
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A Critical Analysis of Ernest Hemingway's the Old Man and the Sea
Beauty in Simplicity: Literary Devices in The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway would ace the SAT essay test. That's what I once read, in a criticism of SAT and the methods with which it is scored; while the grandiose, flowery prose of many writers would fail the high school aptitude test, Hemingway's short and direct...
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The Christ-Like Character in Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea"
Few writers have accomplished the task of captivating an audience by creating a Christ-like character. In The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway achieves this task in his character development of Santiago. Santiago is a fisherman in the Caribbean who has had a successful and happy life, but has struggled for the last eig...
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