Ernest Hemingway, a Nobel Prize-winning author whose The Old Man and the Sea, published in 1952, created a massive vibe among the readers in America and around the globe.
Probably, this novel is the most distinguished one among his writings, which deals with the existential crisis of the protagonist, Santiago, a man of old age. He is the title character of the novel, “The Old Man,” who is old enough but still maintains a very fresh vow to overcome his inadequacies and show the world his ability to fight against the odds of life.
The novelist has intertwined different incidents with his careful and intelligent mind, and as a result, the novel comes out devoid of any useless or loose structural characteristics. The novel is surprisingly short in size, but everything is there.
The language is but conveys complex ideas. Most importantly, though it seems a story of Santiago, an imaginary individual’s struggle, it has a great universal appeal because of its signature tune of “Survival of the Fittest.”