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Ernest Hemingways writing style in The Old Man and the Sea is easily comprehended and simple yet is able to convey the most intricate of messages The story almost seems like a parable such as something you would read from the Bible it has the capability of teaching great moral lessons It is pleasant to see that without using massive words and complex sentence structures Hemingway was able to make something of himself a world renowned writer The story almost seems like a parable such as something you would read from the Bible it has the capability of teaching great moral lessons Ernest Hemingway wrote his books using what he called the iceberg principle I have tried to eliminate everything unnecessaryIve seen the marlin mate and know about that So I leave that out Ive seen a school or pod of more than fifty sperm whales in that same stretch of water and once harpooned one nearly sixty feet in length and lost him So I left that out All the stories I know from the fishing village I leave out But the knowledge is what makes the underwater part of the iceberg Ernest Hemingway The story itself is quite inspiring An old man who would love nothing more than to make a good catch never gives up hope Even after the old man finally catches something commendable his pride is dashed after he loses a battle to ravenous sharks Hemingway writes his novels in a way that every person who reads them can relate to them in one way or another Even if it isnt a direct relationship between the individual and the story figuratively anyone can relate The old mans struggle with the great marlin can easily be interpreted into ones struggle with life or with any other aspect The symbolism in Hemingways writing is refreshingly practical As a final point The Old Man and the Sea is simple yet satisfying to
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