The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Document Type

Essay

Citation

Rossow, Francis C. “The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.” In Gospel Patterns in Literature: Familiar Truths and Unexpected Places, 71-78. Minneapolis: Lutheran University Press, 2008.

Annotation

Argues that Hemingway’s goal in inserting Gospel imagery into the novel was to elevate and ennoble Santiago’s heroic struggles with nature rather than promote any serious Christian message. Rossow enumerates several parallels between Santiago and Christ intended to garner admiration for Hemingway’s protagonist.

Published in

Gospel Patterns in Literature: Familiar Truths and Unexpected Places

Date

2008

Pages

71-78

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