|old man and the sea
By: Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea is a book by Ernest Hemingway, which is a book that describes Santiago’s (the old man) journey to catch a Marlin (a big sword fish). Santiago had an apprentice named Manolin, whose parents took him out of this job because Santiago couldn’t catch a fish. After a long long battle with the Marlin Santiago finally catches the Marlin, but when he returns a pack of sharks come and eat the flesh of the fish, and he comes back empty handed.
Santiago: Old, Poor, Courageous, and Determined
Manolin: Young, Caring, Used to be an apprentice for Santiago, Fisherman
Marlin: Powerful, Enormous, Energetic, And Elusive
3 questions a teacher would ask me:
1) What is the theme of the Old Man and Sea?
2) How did Santiago survive while out to sea so many days?
3) Why is the Marlin so important to Santiago? A- Emotionally B- Physically
4). What is the role of setting in The Old Man and the Sea?
5) In what ways was S...