The Old Man And The Sea
THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA: ERNEST HEMINGWAY
The beginning of this novel takes place in a small fishing village, along the coast of Cuba. The main character is Santiago, an old fisherman, whose whole life and home is the sea. As the story begins you immediately feel a sense of pity for him. The novel explains everything that he does not have, and how he is the out cast of the village. Santiago is described as feeling a lot of pain. The novel, brings you into his world, which makes you feel that you are right there with him on his journey.
In the past, Santiago was known as a very skilled fisherman. Lately, however, the whole village except for Manolin, a young friend of Santiago?s, believed that his luck had run out. For the past eighty-four days Santiago hadn?t been able to catch a single fish. Despite the fact that his luck hadn?t been the best, he still has the will and drive to continue fishing. On the eighty-fifth day, Santiago is out to prove them wrong.
Manolin is a young boy who means a lot to Santiago. Their relationship is
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