Literary Symbolism Of The Lions On The Sea By Joseph Hemingway

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Register to read the introduction… This also implies in Hemingway's belief that age impairs, but does not extinguish one's ability to be participants in their own lives. After going through such a struggle, Santiago realizes that all of his glories were in his youth, and strongly relates the power that the lions in his dreams have to his youth. It symbolizes his freedom in his youth as a link to his past but also his ultimate goal before he dies. The lions on the beach represent a place where he wants to escape, and explore once more. Dreaming about the lions each night provides Santiago with a link to his younger days, as well as the strength and idealism that are associated with youth.

At the beginning of the book, which wrote: “He no longer dreamed of storms, nor of women, nor of great occurrences, nor of great fish, nor fights, nor contests of strength, nor of his wife. He only dreamed of places now and of the lions on the beach.”(19) Corresponsively,
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Joseph Waldmeir (1957). "Confiteor Hominem: Ernest Hemingway's Religion of Man". Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters XLII: 349–356. 7. Robert P. Weeks (1962). "Fakery in The Old Man and the Sea". College English XXIV: 188–192. 8. Ernest, Hemingway. 1998. The Old Man and the Sea. ISBN 957-606-285-3, 94 9. Ibid, 94 10. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/1759143.stm 11. Ernest, Hemingway. 1998. The Old Man and the Sea. ISBN 957-606-285-3, 62 12. Ibid, 46 13. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Man_and_the_Sea Wikipedia: Symbolism of character 14. Ernest, Hemingway. 1998. The Old Man and the Sea. ISBN 957-606-285-3, 47 15. http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/id-102,pageNum-33.html Cliffs Notes: Character Analyses, Marlin 16. http://www.gradesaver.com/classicnotes/titles/oldman/charlist.html Grade Saver: Character

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