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The Old Man And See Essay

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In a small fishing village in Cuba, Santiago, an old, weathered fisherman has just gone 84 days without catching a fish. On the 85th day, he is determined to catch a big, impressive fish. For years, Santiago has been fishing with a young boy named Manolin. M.started fishing with the old man when he was only 5 years old. Santiago is like M second father, and has taught the young boy everything about fishing. M is extremely loyal to Santiago and makes sure that the old man is always safe, fed and healthy. M parents, however, force the boy to leave Santiago and fish on a more lucrative fishing boat. M does not want to leave Santiago, but must honor his duty to his parents. On the new boat, M ...view middle of the document...

Each shark takes a huge bite out of the Marlin, but the old man fends them off, himself now bruised, but alive. He sails back to shore with the carcass of his Marlin. He is barely able to walk and slowly staggers back to his hut, where he falls into bed.The next morning, the boy finds his mentor and cries whenhe looks at Santiago's bruised hands.He promises he will reject his parents' wishes and vows to fish with Santiago again. Santiago again.
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