Table of Contents
- 1 What is the novel The Old Man and the Sea about?
- 2 What reading level is The Old Man and the Sea?
- 3 Why did Santiago not tie off the line once the marlin was hooked?
- 4 Is The Old Man and the Sea appropriate?
- 5 What was the saddest thing the old man ever saw?
- 6 What never hung on Santiago’s wall?
- 7 Is The Old Man and the Sea boring?
- 8 Who forced Manolin to leave Santiago to fish by himself?
What is the novel The Old Man and the Sea about?
The Old Man and the Sea is the story of an epic struggle between an old, seasoned fisherman and the greatest catch of his life. For eighty-four days, Santiago, an aged Cuban fisherman, has set out to sea and returned empty-handed.
What reading level is The Old Man and the Sea?
The Old Man and the Sea
|Grades 9 – K
|Grades 4 – 10
Why did Santiago not tie off the line once the marlin was hooked?
Why doesn’t Santiago pull the fish in the boat once it dies? Because the fish is too heavy, and the boat can;t support that much weight.
How does Hemingway describe Santiago eyes?
How does Hemingway describe Santiago’s eyes? They are full of pain. They are blank with defeat. They betray the weariness of his soul.
Is The Old Man and the Sea worth reading?
78 years after it was published, Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway is more relevant now than it has ever been. It is a feast for the senses as we lie limited in the hands of the pandemic. This story cuts right through the bone, delivering a strong yet minimalistic and heart-wrenching narrative.
Is The Old Man and the Sea appropriate?
Although the book IS appropriate for a six year old, I feel perhaps it would be wiser to keep it for an age where your child is able to formulate his own view on the messages he received from the book.
What was the saddest thing the old man ever saw?
What was the saddest thing the old man ever saw? Once he hooked the female of a pair of marlin. The male fish stayed close to her all the time. When Santiago and Manolin brought her aboard the boat, the male fish stayed by the side of the boat.
What never hung on Santiago’s wall?
What did Manolin give Santiago two of before he left?…
|Which of the following never hung on Santiago’s wall?
|picture of sacred heart of jesus
|they betray the weariness of his sou
|picture of fidel castro
|Answer» d. picture of fidel castro
What is the very last line in The Old Man and the Sea?
‘ The last line from The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway .
Who is Santiago’s hero?
Even though Santiago experiences pain and suffering, he reminds himself that DiMaggio, his hero, does as well but persists through his pain.
Is The Old Man and the Sea boring?
While reading it, the story was one of the most boring stories I’d read in a long time. Not because the story is inherently boring, and not because I’ve been desensitized to small, intimate stories because of how flashy fiction has become in the last few decades (please don’t send Martin Scorsese after me).
Who forced Manolin to leave Santiago to fish by himself?
For the first forty days, a boy named Manolin had fished with him, but Manolin’s parents, who call Santiago salao, or “the worst form of unlucky,” forced Manolin to leave him in order to work in a more prosperous boat.