Examples Of Code Hero In The Old Man And The Sea

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“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day but teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” quote by Maimonides.The meaning of this quote is that when you teach a person how to do something instead of just telling them. They can actually get better at it and start doing it themself. Hemingway expressed the themes of his stories through these character. The themes in all his stories were the same. He was capable of endurance and dignity in the face of his pain. Hemingway defined 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." In Santiago, the central character of the old man and the sea Ernest Hemingway created a “Code Hero” who personifies courage, endurance, and friendship. In Santiago, the central character of The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway created a “Code Hero” who…show more content…
In Hemingway The Old Man And The Sea, Santiago was an example of friendship when “The old man had taught the boy to fish and the boy loved him” (Hemingway 5). Friendship between the only man and the boy is a strong one do to the fact that the old man had taught the boy everything he could and the boy loved it and appreciated. In the story he shows friendship by sharing what little he has left from the Marlin with and gives it to Pederico. Santiago has nothing he is very poor. Although he doesn 't have much he gives what little he has to show a gesture of kindness. He shows the reader that small things can go a long way. He also shows friendship when he gives the spear to Manolin so that he could keep it as sort of like his “ legacy”. Santiago was a Hemingway “Code Hero”, a unique individual who heroically developed real friendships that faced and survived life’s challenges that could ruin

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