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1

How many days had the old man gone without catching a fish?

84

2

Define Salao

worst form of unlucky

3

details of setting

Gulf stream Havana, Cuba
Smell of shark factory

4

flag on page one represent

represents permanent defeat or the lowest point in Santiago's life

5

how the boy helps the old man

get sardines for bait
bought beer
carried supplies from boat
brought food for Santiago

6

what part of the old man was described as cheerful and undefeated and not old

his eyes

7

boy's name

manolin

8

old man's name

santiago

9

what interests the old man other than fishing

baseball

10

describe the old man's shack

One room
relics of wife and pictures of Jesus
contains- bed, table, chair, place to cook on dirt floor
tough bud shields of the royal palm- guano

11

why does the boy say he is so thoughtless

he does not have water for santiago at his shack to wash and soap.
also must get shirt, jacket, shoes, and blanket for winter.

12

qualities of santiago early in the novel

resolute
doesn't accept easy help from manolin

13

does the old man have a pot of yellow rice with fish

no. just a recurring joke between him and manolin.

14

who is the old man's hero

joe dimaggio

15

what does santiago see on the beaches of africa

lion, represent peace and memories from younger life.

16

what nourishment does the old man carry in his boat that morning

water bottle in the boat. had coffee before leaving on boat

17

how many lines does santiago set.
what depths

4
40
75
100
125

18

how does santiago feel about Portuguese man of war

agua mala- you whore.

19

what does he eat all year to keep strong

egg whites of turtle eggs and drinks shark liver oil

20

three examples of how he feels about nature

-feels at home in nature. "He knew he was never alone on the sea."
-feels a brotherhood. Says that it's good that we don't have to kill the moon or stars.
-feels that nature and some of its creatures are more nobler than humans. "worthy to eat fish"

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