The Old Man and the Sea Demonstration Task 11/13/17
Demo Task for Humanities due on Wednesday
Rebecca Caron Theme, Claim, and Author's Purpose The Old Man and the Sea November 13, 2017
The theme of The Old Man and the Sea is to never lose hope as Santiago always looks on the bright side of things, when something didn't go the way that he wanted it to go, he changed his sails and didn’t complain, and he always made sure that he told himself that something better was about to happen.
What is the theme of The Old Man and the Sea?
Even when Santiago couldn’t find a fish, he always had hope that everything would work out and that his big fish was somewhere, and he always kept hope.
“But perhaps I will pick up a stray and perhaps my big fish is around them. My big fish must be somewhere” (pg. 9, Hemingway)”
Hemingway’s purpose for writing The Old Man and the Sea is to entertain readers.
What was Hemingway's purpose of writing The Old Man and the Sea?
What was a symbol to represent Author's Purpose?
When Santiago was fighting off the sharks, I knew that this story was to entertain. The whole scene was dramatic and everything that Hemingway included enhanced the fact that this story was written to entertain readers.
Santiago is a symbol of the audience of The Old Man and the Sea. Although Santiago had gone 84 days without a fish, he never lost hope that he could catch one. This book is intended for people who are unlucky, and to give them hope that even the unlucky can be lucky.
What was a symbol to represent the Audience?
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