International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Doctoral Thesis | Languages and Literature | Sudan | Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022

The Notion of Heroism through the Old Man and the Sea

Moez Almahi Mohammed Khalil [2] | Abdalla Yassen Abdalla Mohammed

Abstract: The notion of heroism in literature has been changed from time to time according to acceptance and development of societies. In spite of its globalism, it can be differed from country to another country and from society to another. In the past, people thought that heroism stood for male, noble and high-class members in societies. Nowadays it can stand for normal and ordinary people. The notion and theory of heroism about ordinary people to be heroes, distinguished from Hemingway?s era especially through his novella, The Old man and the Sea. Even female can represent the concept of heroism but Hemingway has many psychological and intellectual problems with women. Hemingway is a great author who adds new thought and conception of life through his new perception of heroism. This study finds out that, hard work, faithful and truthful life leads to success and goals? achievement among all classes of human beings. Human beings must live for various goals in their life, if they miss some they can succeed in others. Life is a matter of persistence forever.

Keywords: heroism, bravery, faith, preference, dignity

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022,

Pages: 478 - 485

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