Hemingway’s Code Hero philosophy is very simple in “The Old man and the Sea”.Hemingway defines code of hero as a man who lives correctly. He follows certain ideals of honor, courage and endurance. He exercises all these traits in painful and stressful situation.The code hero handles difficult situation bravely. He is individualist and free willed. He has his own set of morals and principles based on honor courage and endurance. He never shows emotions. He expresses himself not in words but in action. He shows grace while he is under pressure. Everything about him was old except his eyes.
Marlin in “The Old Man and the Sea”has very much significance,Marlin gives a charm to this novel. Santiago, the old fisherman, is greatly impressed by the giant fish, marlin. The appearance of the fish is the most thrilling incident of the novel. Santiago is the hero of the novel while the marlin is the hero of the sea. The marlin lives deep in the sea. He is very careful in swallowing something. The marlin is very big fish. It is the bigger than old boat. Indeed it is beautiful and experienced fish.
Hemingway is a renowned novelist of English literature. He is the first American novelist to have raised the status and function of English novel as a form of literary expression. He has written six novels. All these novels have got world-wide popularity. He has used a very convincing and powerful prose style in his novels.