Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Symbols in "Good Work."

From: Michael Robison (
Date: 27 Mar 2007

Mark wrote:

I find miker's paraphrase of Hemingway that symbolism should not be planned amusing. I've always thought the reason Old Man and the Sea was (maybe still is) such a favorite of English teachers was because the symbolism is so forced and obvious that high school students can easily see it.

************* Bingo, Mark! That was exactly what I had in mind.


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