The old man remembers competing at it for two straight days one round! Shoot, he thinks, I really need my hands for this. What might the appearance of this bird say about Santiago at this point in the story? The setting takes place in a village near Havana, Cuba, or the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Whenever the fish lunges, leaps, or makes a dash for freedom, the cord cuts Santiago badly. People are amazed of what Santiago has caught, even though half of the fish is eaten by sharks. He uses it for bait for a bigger fish, which is kind of like a guy with a gambling problem putting the chips he just won back on the table. So it makes more easy to understand that Santiago is a fisherman.
He wants to change people's understanding of him that he is old. The Setting A setting in a story is the total environment for the action where and when the action takes place. Finally, Santiago uses all his strength to harpoon and kill the marlin. What does this passage indicate about Santiago's plans for the future? The same applies to the all too familiar Volga near the Zhiguli Hills 1887. He puts bait that is attached to line in the water.
With difficulty, Santiago kills the mako shark, but loses his harpoon in the process. There is something very erotic in this. The old man would rather have skill, but he still believes in luck. As an experiment, lie down on your bed or the floor and try both positions. During the First World War, he voluntereed as an ambulance driver, and spent some time in hospitals, being in the front line.
The fish keeps pulling on the line for many hours and Santiago has fished for many days and even though he hasn't caught any fish, he is determined to catch one. In conclusion, the lion symbolizes dreams, and his memories of Africa. But the old man is not the one who loves baseball. When he was able to go fish without any physical problem, when he didn't needed to fight with any fish he caught, and the moment when he caught a big fish. Santiago says that he will pray 100 Our Fathers and 100 Hail Mary's because of how exhausting it is to capture the big fish. The village fishermen respect their formerly ridiculed peer, and Manolin pledges to return to fishing with Santiago.
In conclusion, Joe DiMaggio symbolizes to withstand pain, and to represent as an equal to Santiago. And when every time the old man says about the baseball players, he put ' great ' before the name. Manolin take care of Santiago. He also reproaches himself for not drying out some salt from the seawater during the heat of the day. He didn't let grandpa to drive, he didn't let grandpa die and he force him to do something. Before long, he hooks a large fish, which seems to be a marlin; he wishes he knew its size so he could estimate what he is up against. I would say that it was because of his memory.
He thinks of the sea as a kind and beautiful, but willful, woman, who showers both favors and curses when one least expects them. As a result, the sharks begin to bite off large chunks from the fish. . After several failed tries, Santiago successfully spears the great fish just before noon. Allusion Allusion is a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing in history or another work in literature. At his age, Santiago should probably fish close to the shore, but he ventures far out. For eighty-four days, Santiago, an aged Cuban fisherman, has set out to sea and returned empty-handed.
Loved by critics and adored by fans, his works have moved and inspired the American literature to advance. In the resolution of a story, all plot complications are finally sorted out, the conflict is solved, and the story is brought to a conclusion. The old man likes to see the sea turtles eating them. The sea does not like sentimentality but submits boundlessly to those who love it. Though he is exceptionally unlucky in not having caught a single fish in eighty- four days, he is still cheerful and optimistic, brimming with self- confidence and bravery in the face of the most trying circumstances. Decorated ambassador by the Italian government, he served the Italian government by aiding the injured in a volunteer ambulance of World War I.
Returning to America, he became a newspaper reporter of Canada and the U. When it is still, the fisherman passes a line through its gills and mouth and makes a noose around its tail and another round its middle; he then ties the fish to the boat. Manolin is overjoyed to see him but cries when he sees the cuts in Santiago's hands. Meanwhile, as a party of tourists watches the marlin's skeleton and mistakes it for a shark, Santiago drifts back to sleep under Manolin's watchful gaze and dreams of lions. Find another passage that demonstrates this style. To conclude, the main character in ' The Old Man and the Sea ' is Santiago, Manolin and the 'she' also known as the ocean and the setting of the story is in the middle of September in Cuba.
I think Santiago's greatest conflict is against the environment. Setting Setting is where the story takes place. Suddenly the fish pulls the line with such a strong, quick jerk that if Santiago were not fully alert; the boat would have capsized. Except for the whole hook in your mouth thing. During the time of going back home, waves of sharks continuously take bites from the marlin that is attached to the side of the skiff. Also importantly, other fisherman make him a laughing stock even though he still has knowledge and wisdom. They played it 'till their fingers bled.
Will the sharks eat the fish? When Santiago wakes up, Manolin tells him he doesn't care what his parents say—he's going to start fishing with Santiago again. Unable to tie the line fast to the boat for fear the fish would snap a taut line, the old man bears the strain of the line with his shoulders, back, and hands, ready to give slack should the marlin make a run. Sad and in pain, Santiago departs for home with the skeleton tied to his boat. Where does the story take place? The marlin is the prey that is trying to be caught by Santiago. Read again the description of the marlin as it leaps from the water. Santiago returns to sleep and dreams about the lions playing in the beach.