MAN ANXIETY AS REFLECTED IN ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA

Dania Musoffa, Akhmad Multazim, Atikasari Husna, Lutfy F. Hudayah, Renovil Dramestika
2019 Journal of Language and Literature  
In modern era, problems occur continuously and it triggers stress and anxiety. This study aims to describe characterization and the anxiety of the main character in 'The Old Man and The Sea', a novel by Ernest Hemingway. This studybelongs to library research that applied descriptive qualitative method with psychological approach. Reading and documentation techniques were used to collect the data. To analize the anxiety of the main character, a theory on psychological anxiety by Durand and
more » ... by Durand and Barlow were used. The result shows that: 1) the main character, Santiago, is described as a man who is The Old Man (Santiago), with litle sleep and food, endured much pain. On the third day at sea, he succeeded in drawing the weakened marlin to the surface, and harpooned it. The fish was so big that it could not be pulled into
doi:10.24071/joll.2019.190203 fatcat:5idqpjgco5hltagcpvrkijvx4q