One can describe a hero as someone who achieves greatness. The Old Man
and the Sea, a novel by Ernest Hemingway, involves an old man named Santiago,
who establishes himself as a great fisherman many times, but yet, he still struggles
to prove it again and again. Santiago lives in a small fishing village off the coast
of Havana, Cuba, and fishing is imperative to his survival. Although an
immeasurable amount of skill is found
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pride prove him a
true Hemingway hero. Santiago possesses courage great enough to get through any
situation, skill great enough to be exact in anything that he does, and the pride any
man half as honorable could double. A Hemingway hero is someone very
trustworthy, skillful, and caring, yet someone who will put greatness aside and be
a good friend.
Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. New York: MacMillan
Publishing Company, 1952.