Unfortunately, Santiago couldn’t catch any fish for a long time. In his village, the younger fishermen ridiculed and laughed at him, while the older fishermen pitied and felt sorry for him. Despite of this, Santiago went on another fishing expedition in
'; Another reasons for Dummy’s introversion was his wife. “ She was a women years younger and said to run around with Mexicans. '; The lack of love at home and negative attention at work caused Dummy to shut society out. The only friends Dummy had where his fish, which he protected from the cruelties of society. He protected the fish like no one had protected him, yet he still loses them to a force that cannot be controlled or stopped.
All the characters believe in destiny and they struggle against odds. Traditions and taboos are too powerful for them. When a fisherman like Chemban Kunju tries to further his prospects he is pulled down by the envy of the people and social conditions. The suffering of Chemban, Chakki, Karuthamma and Pareekutti seem to be a part of the daily life of these villagers on the sea coast. Very few characters are aware of the hollowness and meaninglessness of outdated traditions and beliefs.
In the swamp, he is judged even more harshly by his brother, and it is the cause of his death. Gene uses the Devon School as a retreat from the competitive veterans that disapprove of his every decision. This stay allows him to discover that he can be as prejudiced as the people that judge him. Dealing with judgment from society is difficult for many people that are made to feel inferior. Successfully escaping these judgments is an even more arduous task, and it only takes one person to destroy the haven forever.
During the date, as the narrator discusses fish, Sheila pronounces that she believes "fishing's dumb" which created a dilemma with the narrator because fishing is what he cherished as extremely as Sheila. His rash desire masks his true passion and provokes the narrator to hide his passion from Sheila. Furthermore, the narrator hooks the largest fish he has seen inside his fishing pole and realizes that "Sheila must not know" because he would have given anything not to "appear dumb in [her] eyes." His superficial values and hunger for Sheila cause him to hide his passion in exchange for the possibility of Sheila's love. His desire for Sheila forces him to try to seem sufficient enough Sheila's love even if it means endangering his passion.
‘At Sea’ represents a different manner of poverty from the worldwide view. Not simply that the brothers need nourishment, but that everything is valuable. The ‘Having is keeping’ attitude is a strong theme throughout. After the older brother Javel ignores the pain his brother is going through. He chooses to allow his brother to have his arm torn off, and yet the younger brother refuses to let his arm rot.
Manolin's concern for Santiago is very significant to their relationship. It keeps the united even after a huge difference in their age. When Santiago returns after loosing his spectacular catch, it's Manolin who cries at the sight of the wounds "he saw the old man's hand and started to cry" (p. 122), and vows that he will never allow the old man to fish alone again. Therefore' Manolin has proven his relationship to Santiago through his moral respect. The danger confronting Santiago in the external nature represents the troubles of existence.
Santiago also insists on staying with the fish until one of them is dead, which exemplifies his will to fulfill his goals in life. He endures obstacles such as nausea, cramps, and sleep deprivation because he does not want to give up and surrender his fate. When it comes down to the final struggle, Santiago pits all of the pain, strength, and pride he has left against the fish in order to bring it down. Despair begins to creep in when Santiago finds it hard to pull in the marlin, but he overcomes it with every ounce of will he has. He knows that it is up to him to create this important moment in his li... ... middle of paper ... ...Biograhy.
Throughout the entire play, Angelo acts like a fish out of water, trying to become powerful and keep command over the land. Angelo is an extremely hypocritical leader. He enforces many laws that haven’t been enforced in years, yet he breaks the same rules continuously. Angelo struggles with receiving respect from his citizens and being able to be a good leader. King Henry and Angelo both struggle to gain and protect their given power, in King Henry IV part I and Measure for Measure.
After this whole trial Santiago, remains the same unsuccessful fisherman but undefeated just like before. But his goal was to catch the fish and he did just that. Santiago showed he will not be defeated in the first 85 days, when he catches the fish, and when he brings the fish back. Even though it may have been easier to give up and accept defeat, Santiago fought till the very end. His pride and triumphs over adversity show that even though all the odds are against you do not ever give up.