Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Book report on "The old man and the sea"

The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway, 128 pages,

published by Charles Scribner

capital of Chile, an elderly and frustrated fisherman, imbed a sense of pride and his own quality of heroism in a long difference of opinion against a marlin. capital of Chiles wife had died years before and his only friend was a young boy named Manolin. Manolin was also a fisherman and had at a time worked with Santiago, but his parents made him leave to find a more successful and more lucky fishing gravy holder. Santiago was solitary; his only friend was the sea. In this book, the sea is characterized as a woman. She was without self control and doing whatever she pleased according to her own, selfish whims.

After eighty-four days without a single catch Santiago needs to prove to himself that he is still a honourable fisherman. He decides to go deep into the disconnectedness to get a catch. Manolin cannot go with him but says he will park his boat near Santiagos to help him unload his catch. This shows the boys faith in his old friend. Santiago was a sort of mentor to Manolin, and now that Santiago was failing as a fisherman Manolin did the best he could to support him. After leaving, he ended up be carried by a big wave farther into the gulf than he intended. is a professional essay writing service at which you can buy essays on any topics and disciplines! All custom essays are written by professional writers!

But after the battle with the wave, he found himself surrounded by lambaste fish. He caught a fewer tuna and this started to bring back his pride and confidence.

Eventually Santiago got several(prenominal) good bites on his fishing line. A marlin had started a battle that would lead to Santiagos renewal and defeat. At first the marlin wouldnt take the bait completely. This is when Santiago developed a bond with the fish. He r to it like a person...

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