Abstract: The Old Man and the Sea is the representative work of Hemingway. This paper tries to reexamine and restudy this famous work in a text analysis way from ecological perspective. The relationship between man and nature is an eternal topic especially in contemporary society. With worsening environmental crisis, it is essential to discuss the view on nature in The Old Man and the Sea. Through analysis on the relationship between man and nature in the novel, the study aims to warn human beings to adjust the relationship with nature properly and to live in harmony with nature, which may provide useful reference to realize the harmony between man and nature.
Keywords: The Old Man and the Sea, man and nature; ecologism