scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 679
The great DiMaggio is himself again21 in Ernest Hemingways novel The Old Man and the Sea which takes place near Havana Cuba in the Caribbean Sea a very old unlucky fisherman sets out for the big catch The great DiMaggio is seamed throughout the novel to symbolize the old man and his struggle to catch the big fish yet also he poses as a role model for Santiago the old man The old man is using the great DiMaggio for a role model At a certain point in the struggle to catch this great fish the old man begins to cramp up in his left hand do to the fish pulling so strenuously on the line Where as the great DiMaggio during this time is struggling with a bone spurn his ankle yet still continues to play baseball and plays well The old man looks at DiMaggio as a role model in the sense that if DiMaggio can play with a bone spur in his ankle and tough things out then he will work around his cramp and continue to fight the fish as would the great DiMaggio This is what the old man thought Do you believe the great DiMaggio would stay with a fish as long as I will stay with this one I am sure he would and more since he young and strong Also his father was a fisherman But would the bone spur hurt him too much68 But I must have confidence and I must be worthy of the great DiMaggio who does all things perfectly even with a bone spur in his heel68 this particular quote from the old man shows that the image of Joe DiMaggio
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA