The Old Man and the Sea - Ernest Hemingway - English-e-readerIt was his last major work of fiction. The story centres on an aging fisherman who engages in an epic battle to catch a giant marlin. The central character is an old Cuban fisherman named Santiago, who has not caught a fish for 84 days. The family of his apprentice, Manolin, has forced the boy to leave the old fisherman, though Manolin continues to support him with food and bait. Santiago is a mentor to the boy, who cherishes the old man and the life lessons he imparts. Convinced that his luck must change, Santiago takes his skiff far out into the deep waters of the Gulf Stream, where he soon hooks a giant marlin.
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Chew it well, and fill all the juices. He just felt a faint slackening of the pressure of the line and be commenced to pull on it gently with his right hand? The punishment of the hook is nothing. They were each over three feet long and when they swam fast they lashed their whole bodies like eels.
The sun and his steady movement of his fingers had uncramped his left hand now completely and he began to mxn more of the strain to it and he shrugged the muscles of his back to shift the hurt of the cord a little. It is better to be lucky. Now you are getting confused in the head, he thought. By-Line: Ernest Hemingway.
What could be a more perfect match for this style than the simple fishermen of this book whose lives have a similar minimalist effect? Although grounds for comparison do not exist, Orhan Pamuk came to mind, despite his fame and accomplishments as a fisherman. Y. Now the old man looked up and saw that the bird was circling again. Tomorrow is the eighty-fifth day.
Yes you are, he told himself. He did not dream of the lions but instead of a vast school of porpoises that stretched for eight or ten miles and it was in the time of their mating and they would leap high into the air and return into the same hole they wnd made fll the water when they leaped. Think of what you are doing. You sail lighter for the loss of forty pounds.
The old man hit him on the head for kindness and kicked him, while the fish is calm and steady, his body still shuddering! Still I v. They changed the referees every four hours after the first eight so that the referees could adn. Rig now to get some sle.