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Ch 8: Character Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea

About This Chapter

This series of literature lessons analyzes important character quotes from Ernest Hemingway's ''The Old Man and the Sea.'' Access these helpful study tools at any time if you need to improve your understanding of the novel, prepare for exams, get ahead in class or complete literature assignments.

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about The Old Man and the Sea character quotes for a standard literature course. You can expect to study quotes from/about the following subjects:

  • Santiago
  • Manolin
  • The Great Joe DiMaggio
  • The marlin, sharks and lions

6 Lessons in Chapter 8: Character Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea
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The Old Man and the Sea Quotes: Santiago, Santiago's Hands & Santiago's Pain

1. The Old Man and the Sea Quotes: Santiago, Santiago's Hands & Santiago's Pain

Santiago is an old fisherman and the protagonist in Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'. The pain that develops in his hands during his struggles helps to push this story of fortitude and perseverance forward.

Quotes About the Marlin in The Old Man and the Sea

2. Quotes About the Marlin in The Old Man and the Sea

The marlin in Ernest Hemingway's ''The Old Man and the Sea'' is an important creature who is described as beautiful, magnificent, and determined by Santiago. In this lesson, we will look at quotes about the marlin.

Manolin Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea

3. Manolin Quotes from The Old Man and the Sea

In Ernest Hemingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea', the young boy Manolin is an important character because he supports Santiago despite everybody else having given up on him. In this lesson, we will look at quotes by and about Manolin to understand his role in the story.

Quotes About Lions in The Old Man and the Sea

4. Quotes About Lions in The Old Man and the Sea

This lesson will cover quotes about lions playing on the beach from 'The Old Man and the Sea' that create a motif and help reveal the deeper meaning in the novella.

Quotes About Sharks in The Old Man and the Sea

5. Quotes About Sharks in The Old Man and the Sea

Sharks present tension and a thematic representation of death in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. They also illustrate the tenacious character of Santiago, the old man who will not give up.

Quotes About The Great Joe DiMaggio in The Old Man and the Sea

6. Quotes About The Great Joe DiMaggio in The Old Man and the Sea

Joe DiMaggio is bigger than God in Ernest Hemingway's ''The Old Man and the Sea'', and the source of motivation for Santiago, despite the unimaginable pain the old man is suffering.

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