Question: the prescribed text used by tafe digital students for this...
The prescribed text used by TAFE Digital students for this elective is the novel The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway.
There are THREE tasks to complete for this assignment.
Task 1 – 20 marks
Short answer questions
a) Explain how the ending of Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Old Man and the Sea is seen as ironic.
b) What does the marlin symbolise in the novel? Why does Santiago want to kill the marlin so badly?
c) Find two-three examples of personification in the novel and explain the effect of these.
d) How does Santiago demonstrate heroism in The Old Man and the Sea?