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can old man and the sea and old man both be considered a tragedy/tragic hero since macbeth is driven by him ambition and santiago by his pride? is santiago a tragic hero since he is not of noble stature or great power?

A tragic hero doesn't need to be a noble or have great power. Check these sites for reasons for and against Santiago as a tragic hero.

http://www.lorenwebster.net/In_a_Dark_Time/2002/03/21/and-remains-standing-at-the-end/

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/oldman/study.html

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