Study on the Images of the Code Hero Fighting Alone in Hemingway's Works

Xin Zheng
2019 Theory and Practice in Language Studies  
As is known to us, as one of the most distinguished novelists in America, Hemingway is a profound writer for his simple writing style and the image of unyielding men in his famous works. The present study aims to uncover the image of the code hero fighting alone, which will make us have a good understanding of his works more deeply. Therefore, the present paper will choose his four masterpieces. The main characters always display a typical image, that is, "code hero", which shows "grace under
more » ... essure". In particular, Hemingway further probes into the themes, including men confronting with great challenges and struggling alone all the time, showing firm determination and courage when men face up to the defeats, and living with "grace under pressure" in The Old Man and the Sea. Therefore, it is obvious that the main character Santiago is regarded as the most typical code hero in literary creation.
doi:10.17507/tpls.0903.10 fatcat:rkbm6bxqobchxii4uxzsquxyuu