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    Santiago Hemingway Hero

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    Santiago of The Old Man and the Sea is the quintessential “Hemingway Hero”-a type of fictional character created by Hemingway in all of his books whose basic response to life appealed very strongly to the readers. The Old Man begins the narrative with all the elements of such a hero despite his senescence and poverty. He shows strength, determination, and dedication to himself despite his struggles. Santiago relates back to readers as a strong failure who picks himself up repeatedly. Despite his

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    Hemingway Code Hero Essay

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    Ernest Hemingway, author of The Sun Also Rises, brands his main character Jake Barnes, a Hemingway code hero. The Hemingway code hero is defined as one who faces several problems yet faces them with undeniable dignity; when under pressure he deals with it with so much poise, it is hard to detect he is faced with a challenge. Also according to Hemingway, this man must accept that the world can bring misery upon anyone and while realizing this must learn to enjoy life (Melvin C. Miles). This man will

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    The first detail describing a hero can be foretold by tragedy, inscribed moments of the story through horrid misfortunes. Santiago exceeds tragedy within skin cancer blotches and old mark indentations traced upon the skin. Resisting the destruction of age in health, he teaches a boy named Manolin many traits in fishing. Until the “parents had told him that the old man was now definitely and finally Salao.”(Hemingway 9) According to the definition of the towns linguistics, this is the worst of fortunes

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    A Hemingway Hero is brave, humble, honorable, and never gives up. A Hemingway Hero lives life to the fullest and to the limit, even in the face of death. In The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, Santiago, the protagonist, demonstrates a true example of the Hemingway Hero. Santiago, undeterred by the fact that he has yet to catch a single fish in eighty-four days, shows great perseverance. Within the text of The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago’s reactions to certain events during his struggle

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    fisherman and some great ones. But there is only one you” (23). The boy loves Santiago. While younger and better fisherman mock Santiago, the boy is Santiago's discipline. He thinks Santiago is in his very own league for fishing. The book by Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea, is about an old fisherman and the greatest catch of his life. He has been out on sea for eighty four days empty handed and returned with nothing. Santiago, the old fisherman was forced to have his friend known as the boy

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    A code hero is a term coined by Ernest Hemingway through his writing during the modernism timeframe. A code hero is a character who exhibits grace under pressure, matures throughout a novel, and fears death, but is not afraid to face it. In The Sun Also Rises, Hemingway uses Jake Barnes to exemplify a code hero. Barnes is veteran of World War I who has to face life with the affliction the war left him with. This affliction left Barnes impotent and, in turn, incapable of having a romantic life with

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    “Code Hero” was first explored in 1952 by Hemingway expert Philip Young in his book Ernest Hemingway (Later revised in 1962 as Ernest Hemingway: A Reconsideration). Hemingway himself defines the Code Hero as “a man who lives correctly, following the ideals of honor, courage and endurance in a world that is sometimes chaotic, often stressful, and always painful”. Ultimately the Code Hero will lose because even heroes are mortal, but the true measure of a man is how they face death. The Code Hero can

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    by Ernest Hemingway is a novel that captures the prevailing of love in WWI because of the protagonist's philosophy of “Carpe Diem.” Lieutenant Henry can be viewed as a “Hemingway Hero” because he rejected traditional beliefs and he lived every day without thinking about yesterday or worrying about tomorrow. As a result of the experiences of war, the living of life becomes the highlight amongst the main characters, the three individuals that exude this mantra are Lieutenant Henry,

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    such as fighters, matadors, fishermen, soldiers and hunters. All of these help portray the protagonist as a hero through actions, titles and thoughts. Throughout his works, heroes are faced with death and must accept, work with, and eventually overcome the situation in a manner suitable to their title and status as a hero. Of the five character profession examples listed previously, Hemingway either had a great interest in or actually took part in the job/hobby one time in his life (Torma). The characters

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    A Farewell to Arms: The Hemingway Code Hero 	 Ernest Hemingway's 1914-1918 autobiographical novel, A Farewell to Arms, takes place on the Italian front during World War I. Frederic Henry, the main character, is a young American ambulance driver for the Italian army during the war. He is extremely disciplined and courageous, but feels detached from life. Rinaldi, a surgeon and friend of Frederic's, introduces him to an English nurse named Catherine Barkley. Once introduced, Frederic discovers

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