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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the literary elements from The Old Man and the Sea for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Literary criticism about The Old Man and the Sea
- The novel's writing style, tone and mood
- Internal and external conflicts in the novel
- The significance of the book's character names
- The novel's ending
1. Literary Criticism on The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
''The Old Man and the Sea'' is the story of Santiago and his struggle to show that age had not made him an incompetent fisherman. This lesson focuses on the literary criticism that the novel and author received.
2. Ernest Hemingway's Writing Style in The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway is known for his short, declarative style of writing. In this lesson, you'll learn more about his writing style and how it applies to his story 'The Old Man and the Sea.'
3. Tone & Mood of The Old Man and the Sea
Writing style and sentence structure help to produce the tone and mood of Hemingway's ''The Old Man and the Sea.'' In this lesson, we'll explore the various moods and tones apparent in the novel.
4. Internal Conflicts in The Old Man and the Sea: Types & Analysis
In ''The Old Man and the Sea,'' Hemingway illustrates how our existence is full of complex internal and external conflicts. We'll identify and analyze some of Santiago's internal conflicts in the novel.
5. External Conflicts in The Old Man and the Sea: Types & Analysis
In this lesson, we will examine the external conflicts that Santiago faces in Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'. This short story is about an aging man who has lost the respect of his community after a streak of bad luck.
6. Significance of Names in The Old Man and the Sea
In this lesson, we will discuss the significance of the names Hemingway chose for his characters in ''The Old Man and the Sea'', and how he used them to create deeper meaning in the story.
7. The Old Man and the Sea Ending: Meaning, Explanation & Analysis
This lesson will offer an interpretation of the ending of Ernest Hemingway's 1952 novella 'The Old Man and the Sea' by analyzing the meaning of the sudden appearance of tourists and the ways in which Santiago differs from them.
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Other chapters within the The Old Man and the Sea Study Guide course
- The Old Man and the Sea Literary & Historical Context
- Themes in The Old Man and the Sea
- Literary Devices in The Old Man and the Sea
- Symbols in The Old Man and the Sea
- The Old Man and the Sea Characters
- Thematic Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea
- Character Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea
- The Old Man and the Sea Summaries
- Teaching The Old Man and the Sea