English 122 Essay

Posted: December 9, 2015

 English 122 Personal Essay on The Old Man and the Sea  The theme of the novel is 'A man can be destroyed but not defeated'.The character of Santiago embodies this theme with his never quit, never be negative attitude.  He is very much an optimist.  The question is, what are you?  Are you an optimist or a pessimist?  Is the glass half full or half empty?In a 3-page personal essay, describe, with specific examples, your outlook on life - pessimist or optimist. Must be typed.  MLA format.  Font 12 TNR. Double spaced.  Include a work cited page for the novel.   Due December 16th.   Value: 100 marks