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The Old Man and the SeaReading GuideDirections: Save this to your device and then record your typed responses in the space provided.Answer each of the following questions with a detailed response.Be sure to indicate the pagenumber where you found your answer.NOTE: The page numbers listed are an approximation. Yourversion of the novel may have different page numbers.Preparation (pp. 9-25)1.How is Santiago (the old man) described/characterized early in the story?
2.How is luck important to Santiago and Manolin (the boy)?
3.What is the relationship between Santiago and Manolin?
4.How is Santiago separated from or different from the other fishermen?
5.Describe how Manolin treats Santiago.Why does he behave this way?
6.How are the nightly precautions Santiago takes with his fishing equipment both realistic andoptimistic?
7.Identify some details of Santiago’s house.How is Santiago’s house described? What do thesedetails reveal about him?
8.What do Santiago and Manolin pretend?Why do they do this?

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Term
Fall
Professor
Mrs Oberg
Tags
The Old Man and the Sea, Fishing, Luck, Shark

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