Analysis Of The Old Man And The Sea By Ernest Hemingway

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The old man can’t cut the line between the giant marlin and him because, Santiago is trying to prove to everyone that he could still catch fish on his own despite what other people think of him. By carefully analyzing key research, such as the novel, one can come up with a certain conclusion that the main character, Santiago represents the desires, the mentality, and the lifestyle that is identical to Hemingway's.

In Ernest Hemingway’s novel The Old Man and the Sea, Hemingway portrays the old man, Santiago, with the desires, the mentality, and the lifestyle. Santiago is an old Cuban fisherman who has gone eighty four days without catching any fish. Santiago is now considered unlucky by Manolin's parents. Manolin was Santiago's fishing partner, and the little boy, Santiago
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The Old Man and the Sea. 1952.

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