The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (Book Analysis) - Bright Summaries

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (Book Analysis)

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  • Release Date: 2016-02-26
  • Genre: Lernhilfen
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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, an awesome novel in which an old fisherman who hasn’t had any catch in months due to a stroke of bad luck, heads to the open sea and wages an epic battle against a big fish. The respect of the old man for his adversary, the way the sea is described and the struggle for life or death all contribute to making this novel an epic and fascinating masterpiece. Hemingway's style had great impact on 20th-century fiction, and his influence was recognised when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He is undoubtedly one of the most renowned American writers of all time, and continues to inspire readers today, over 50 years after his tragic suicide. 

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