On Manolin’s Symbolic Meaning in the Old Man and the Sea
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- Manolin, Love, Loyalty, Spiritual continuation.
There are many researches about the old man and the sea in China and abroad, such as “The tough guy” “Heroism” “Iceberg theory”. However, there are little comments about the little boy. It seems that his role is irrelevant and unimportant to the novella. In fact, it is worthwhile for us to learn his spirit and quality. Using text-analysis mainly explores Manolin’s symbolic meaning to prove his importance to this work. The symbol of love, loyalty and spiritual continuation in the little boy highlight the old man from all aspects, Spread the infinite positive energy between the lines and enrich the meanings of literary works in details. Therefore, the little boy is an indispensable and significant role to be considered and explored.
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TY - CONF AU - Hongxia Li AU - Xiaobing Qi PY - 2016/01 DA - 2016/01 TI - On Manolin’s Symbolic Meaning in the Old Man and the Sea BT - Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Humanities and Social Science PB - Atlantis Press SP - 403 EP - 408 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/hss-26.2016.67 DO - 10.2991/hss-26.2016.67 ID - Li2016/01 ER -