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group of writers who went to france after WWI

the lost generation

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person whose home these writers went to

gertrude stein

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two of hemingway's war novels

a farewell to arms
for whom the bell tolls

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what prize did the old man and the sea win

the pulitzer prize

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adventurous locations that hemingway visited

italy
cuba
keywest

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hotel where boy gets meals for santiago

terrace

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possible symbol for hemingway's critics in the novel

sharks

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hemingway's strength as a writer

minimalistic style

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characteristiccs that classify santiago as an atypical hero

unlucky
poor/old
humble

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santiago's nickname for the sea

la mar

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word that means unlucky

salao

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protagonist in the novel

santiago

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antagonist in the novel

the marlin

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length of marlin

18 feet

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weight of marlin

1500 lbs

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name for a short novel

novella

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element in nature that has the same heart as santiago

turtle

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element in nature that he refers to as his brother

the marlin

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element in nature that he calls a whore

portuguese man of war- jellyfish

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santiago promises pilgrimage to

virgin of cobre

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the most important symbol of santiago's youth

the lions on the golden beaches of africa

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ways that santiago is a typical hero

male
perseveres

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"and his _____ ____ was still as tight as the gripped claws of an eagle"

left hand

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" he took about ____ pounds", the old man said. "He took my _____ too and all the ______

forty
harpoon
rope

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You violated you ______ when you went too far outside

luck

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i wish I had the _____

boy

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they were wider than a man's hand with his fingers spread and the fish's _____ looked as detached as the mirrors in a periscope or as a ______ in a procession

eyes
saint's

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5 ways that santiago reflects hemingway's knowledge of the sea and fishing

santiago taught manolin how to fish
santaigo sets his lines at certain depths and keeps them still
santiago has knowledge of the jelly fish and to not touch a line that has its slime on it
santiago knows the trade winds as that is how he gets home
santiago uses the strategy of lashing the oars across the stern to slow down the fish

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six religious images in the novel

santiago carried the mass up the hill and manolin carried box of supplies
he could feel the nail go throu his hand and into the wood
he lied facedown with palms up and spread
the fish's eyes were detached like a saint's in a procession
santiago is a fisherman like Jesus was one
santiago denied the sharks from the marlin as jesus denied the romans

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hemingway stacks odds against santiago

only has a bottle of water
poor old man
fishing in hurricane season
faces the shark and marlin
hand becomes cramped
does not have the boy

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two themes of the novel

respect
never give up

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how are hemingway and santiago similiar

fishermen
caught huge marlin
slump of 84 days to hemingway's bad reviews
both had redemption

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what is a parable

lesson

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reasons that hemingway is considered one of the master of american writers

work is considered classics
won nobel prize
considered best writer since shakespeare

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