The Old Man and the Sea Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Old Man and the Sea, how does Manolin show his concern and support for Santiago?

Question 2 2. Why does Santiago fish alone in The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 3 3. Why does Santiago think that killing the marlin might have been a sin in The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 4 4. In The Old Man and the Sea, what major Catholic religious concept does Santiago contemplate?

Question 5 5. When Manolin asks Santiago what he will be eating for dinner, what does Santiago say in The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 6 6. How old was Manolin when he first went fishing with Santiago in The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 7 7. Give an example that conveys the theme of religion connecting people to the cyclical nature of life.

Question 8 8. The old man does not take any food with him as he rows out into the ocean. What does the old man catch that will provide him sustenance in the story The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 9 9. What is one way in which Santiago demonstrates his determination while at sea?

Question 10 10. While the old man is towed by the big fish he has hooked, he reminisces about another catch of his. What story does the old man relive as told in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 11 11. When Santiago realizes the marlin is not an ordinary fish, what does he suspect is the reason in The Old Man and the Sea?

Question 12 12.

What does the following quote from Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea say about motivation with respect to Santiago?

'You did not kill the fish only to keep alive and to sell for food, he thought. You killed him for pride and because you are a fisherman.'

Question 13 13. In Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea', with whom does Santiago share isolation?

Question 14 14.

Although Santiago's mental strength is superior than his physical strength in Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea', what does the following quote say about physical strength?

'He used both of his hands in a swinging motion and tried to do the pulling as much as he could with his body and his legs. His old legs and shoulders pivoted with the swinging of the pulling.'

Question 15 15.

In Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea, what does the following quote say about Santiago's honor?

'No one would steal from the old man but it was better to take the sail and the heavy lines home as the dew was bad for them…'

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