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How long did santiago take to catch the marlin in The Old Man and the Sea?

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What is The old man and the sea?

This is the book called the old man and the sea, it written by Ernest Hemingway in the 1950's. It is about an old Cuban fisherman called Santiago who has a 3 day "battle" with a marlin before he manages to catch it but the marlin is then eaten by sharks as Santiago is taking it back to land. At the end of the novel it suggests that Santiago dies from the struggle with the marlin because he feels something in his chest has broken and that something is his heart.


What is the irony in the novel The Old Man and the Sea?

The irony is that the tourists thought that the marlin santiago caught was actually a shark.


What is the rest of this line Santiago caught a huge?

Marlin? It sounds like it's from 'The Old Man And The Sea', by Ernest Hemmingway.


What is the name of the fish in The Old Man and the Sea?

The fish is a Marlin, but it doesn't have a name except that Santiago considers it his brother and refers to it as "brother."


How long did Santiago go without a fish in The Old Man and the Sea?

84 days he caught the Marlin fish on the 85th day .


What is the conflict in 'The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway?

The conflict in Hemingway's Pulitzer Prize winning novella is the external conflict of person against nature. The character Santiago is fishing for a giant marlin and struggling against the forces of nature such as the sea itself at first. Later, his conflict is is against the marlin itself as he fights to land the marlin even as the marlin almost sinks Santiago's skiff. Still later, once he has vanquished the marlin, sharks appear and his conflict turns to fighting off the sharks as the try to eat the marlin, which Santiago has been towing. All three antagonists, the sea, the marlin and the sharks are forces of nature which Santiago must overcome.


What is the relationship between Santiago and Marlin in the short story The Old Man and the Sea?

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How does the old man convince santiago of his power in the alchemist?

The old man,tells santiago that there are omens ib,life


What is the name of the old man from old man and sea?

Santiago


In The Old Man and the Sea what was the old man's name?

Santiago


What are the three dreams Santiago had in the boat?

Ernest Hemingway's novel, The Old Man and The Sea is about Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman. The dreams that Santiago has in the book are: He dreams of lions on the white beaches of Africa, as he has spent his youth there. When he has the marlin on the line and is dragging the boat he also dreams about porpoises and lions, and of being home in the village.


The Old Man and the Sea santiago's humility?

the old man has courage


What type of fish is caught by the old man in Ernest Hemingway's book The Old Man and the Sea?

Marlin ;The Old Man and the Sea is a novel written by American author Ernest Hemingway, in 1951 in Cuba. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.


How was Ernest Hemingway like his character Santiago in the Old Man and the Sea?

Hemingway may have been likened to his character in The Old Man in the Sea by his critics because of the length of time between For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940) and The Old Man and the Sea (1952), which was more than a decade. His critics considered him washed up and finished, much like the townsfolk thought of Santiago in the book. Santiago was an old fisherman who had gone nearly three months witout catching a marlin and was considered Salao, or unlucky - in other words, washed up.


What is the setting for the old man and the sea?

The Old Man and The Sea is set in Cuba, and Santiago fishes in the Gulf Stream The Old Man and The Sea is set in Cuba, and Santiago fishes in the Gulf Stream


Who is old man of the sea?

Santiago


What kinds of fishes are caught by the old man in old man and the sea?

Blue marlin.


What type of fish did the old man catch in Hemingways Old Man and the Sea?

marlin


What is the old man's name in The Old Man and the Sea?

The old man's name is Santiago, like the capital of Cuba in which the story took place .


Where is santiago's wife in The Old Man and the Sea?

she died


What do the sharks symbolize The Old Man and the Sea?

The shovel-nosed sharks are little more than moving appetites that thoughtlessly and gracelessly attack the marlin. As opponents of the old man, they stand in bold contrast to the marlin, which is worthy of Santiago's effort and strength. They symbolize and embody the destructive laws of the universe and attest to the fact that those laws can be transcended only when equals fight to the death. Because they are base predators, Santiago wins no glory from battling them. So basically it symbolizes the problems you encounter in life (the sea).


In The Old Man and the Sea what is the mans relationship to nature?

As a fisherman who has caught nothing for the last 84 days, Santiago is a man fighting against defeat. Yet Santiago never gives in to defeat: he sails further into the ocean than he ever has before in hopes of landing a fish, struggles with the marlin for three days and nights despite immense physical pain and exhaustion, and, after catching the marlin, fights off the sharks even when it's clear that the battle against them is hopeless. Whenever the situation gets particularly difficult and despair threatens to overwhelm Santiago, he turns to a number of tactics to fuel his resistance to defeat: he recalls memories of his youthful strength; he relies on his pride by demanding that he prove himself a worthy role model for Manolin or by comparing himself to his hero Joe DiMaggio; and he prays to God, even though his prayers do nothing to ease his physical suffering. Ultimately, Santiago represents every man's struggle to survive. And just as Santiago's effort to bring the marlin back to land intact is doomed, no man can ever escape death. Yet through Santiago's struggle, Hemingway makes the case that escape from death is not the issue. As Santiago observes near the end of his struggle with the marlin, "a man can be destroyed but not defeated." In other words, victory over the inevitable is not what defines a man. Rather, it a man's struggle against the inevitable, even when he knows it is inevitable, that defines him. And the more difficult the struggle, the more worthy the opponent, the more powerfully a man can prove himself.


Conclusion about The Old Man and the Sea novels?

Santiago embarks on a sea journey (life) and encounters a giant marlin (treasure). He battles nobly to earn the treasure and then fights the sharks (problems) to save it. The struggle defines him as a hero. Even though he loses the treasure (the marlin) to the sharks (the problems), he has won the sea battle (life).


What did Santiago drink in the book 'The Old Man and the Sea'?

Beer.