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The Old Man and the Sea

These bits of information will help learners in answering objective questions related to characters, concepts, and places, in Ernest Hemingway's novella, The Old Man and the Sea.
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Santiago
He is the old man in the novella. He is the protagonist who catches a huge marlin.
Salao
It is the worst form of being unlucky. Santiago is considered salao because he doesn't get any fish for eighty-four days.
Manolin
He is a little boy who is with Santiago. He is very kind and always cares for him.
Martin
He is the owner of the restaurant who gives food and drink on credit to Santiago and Manolin.
Marlin
It is a huge fish that Santiago catches. But, the sharks attack the fish and eat a large portion of it.
Mako Shark
It is the first shark that attacks the marlin. But the old man manages to kill it.
Africa
It is the land that Santiago often dreams of. He visited this place in his childhood and saw lions playing on the beach.
DiMaggio
He is a famous baseball ball hero whose father was a fisherman. Santiago always praises him.

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