The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
DiMaggio and the Bone Spur
We know, we know – what in the world is a bone spur? In short, it’s a painful injury DiMaggio had in his heel right around the time The Old Man and the Sea takes place. DiMaggio ended u...
Hemingway just about sums it up when the old man asks: "Why are the lions the main thing that is left?" What a fantastic question. The old man, we are told, "no longer" dreams about people – just...