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Old Man and the Sea

Essay title: Old Man and the Sea

❶Whenever the fish lunges, leaps, or makes a dash for freedom, the cord cuts Santiago badly.

As the novel opens, Santiago has not caught a fish for how many days?

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Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again. Students will read a summary of the plot to "Old Man and the Sea. They will write an essay addressing the main characters pride. While out at sea, Santiago often wishes that he would have brought the young boy, Manolin, along.

Manolin is the only person who loves and adores Santiago, and he looks up to him as a father figure. Although, it might have been best if Manolin went along to assist Santiago on these arduous few days of battling the marlin. Therefore, Santiago is all alone, but he finds that the sea makes him content and at home. The old man has fished for all of his life, which shows that he has appreciation for the sea. The strange light the sun made in the water, now that the sun was higher, meant good weather and so did the shape of the clouds.

This includes one about the sun which hurt his eyes very much in the mornings.

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The Old Man and the Sea Essay Topics & Writing Assignments Ernest Hemingway This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials. Sample of Discussion & Essay Questions Toward the end of the novel, the old man reflects on the nature of his actions, especially the killing of the marlin, and wonders about the rightness of his actions.

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Christian symbolism, especially images that refer to the crucifixion of Christ, is present throughout The Old Man and the Sea. During the old man’s battle with the marlin, his palms are cut by his fishing cable. Hemingway's ''The Old Man and the Sea'' is a story of strength and perseverance. This lesson provides essay questions and journal and narrative prompts for students to analyze the story more in depth.