Old Man and the Sea 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Ganalos
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timid
shy
attained
reached
commenced
began
unstepped
took down
undulation
wavy motion
interminable
without an end
gelatinous
thick like gelatin
carcas
dead animal remnants, noun
noble
having high moral qualities
carapaced
hidden within the shell; covered
Convulsively
producing or consisting of convulsions
harpoon
barbed spear on a cord
What is the " agua mala?"
Turtle.
improvise
to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materials
iridescent
producing a display of lustrous, rainbowlike colors
annulled
to erase all trace of something
Biblical Allusion
relating back to something that happened back in time, in the Bible-
Skiff
-noun
any of various types of boats small enough for sailing or rowing by one person
Treachery
betrayal of trust; deceptive action or nature
True or false?
Manolin promised to begin with the old man again.
True.
guano
a natural manure composed chiefly of the excrement of sea birds, found esp. on islands near the Peruvian coast.
plummet
the metal bob of a plumb line 추
rapier
a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
find 10 good qutoes that your teacher talked about in class and put the page number and the first few words and who that person is talking to and who says the quote
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proprieter
one who has legal title to something; an owner
Santiago says he is a good fisherman because he?
Uses tricks.
When the novella opens, how long has it been since Santiago last caught a fish?
84 days
shoal
a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow.
bitt
a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)
baits
미끼
shank
shaft
to confide
rábízni
grudgingly (adv.) (ant)
(ant)willingly
Dressed
skinned and deheaded fish
gaunt
thin and bony; angular
ineffectually
not effective; without satisfaction
thwart
rower's seat across the boat
gaff
iron hook to handle fish
mast
large pole where the sail hangs
perceptible
able to be seen pr noticed
How does Hemingway represent Santiago? Give Evidence in the book
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gauno
bud shields of the royal palm
plankton
drifting organisms in a body of water
calloused
having skin made tough and thick through wear
True or false?
The old man often thinks of Babe ruth, the baseball player.
False.
humility
a modest or low view of ones self
Gaff
- a handled hook for holding or lifting heavy fish
gunwale
the upper edge of the side of a boat
congregated
to gather in a mass or crowd; to assemble
plummets
a piece of lead or some other weight attached to a line, used for determining perpendicularity, for sounding, etc.; the bob of a plumb line.
point of view
techincal term for the way a story is told
dispersed
scattered
Phosphorescence
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myriad
multiple
leprous
having leprosy.
Teetered
Moved unsteadily; wobbled
blotch
an irregularly shaped spot
relics
old artifacts with some meaning
erosion
something worn away and old.
coagulated
clotted; thickened into a mass
sever
divide by cutting or slicing, especially suddenly and forcibly ( violence is used -not gentally
contempt
a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
garland
an anthology of short literary pieces and pieces of poems and balads
Fathoms
measurement of depth in ocean [6 ft]
dorado
a type of fish; also called dolphin
phosphorescent
glows or is luminous without giving off heat
San Pedro
Saint Peter - saint of the fishermen
what character does this refer to? "she is very kind and very beautiful. But she can be so cruel.."
the sea
cumulus
a cloud of a class characterized by dense individual elements in the form of puffs, mounds, or towers, with flat bases and tops that often resemble cauliflower: as such clouds develop vertically, they form cumulonimbus.
ptomaine poisoning
a term for food poisoning caused by bacteria
"fish, i'll stay with you ______________"
until i am dead
humiliating
to cause (a person) a painful loss of pride, self-respect, or dignity; mortify.
Complete the Quotation.
"The old man had taught the boy to fish....
And the boy loved him."
grudgingly
unwillingly
dignity
worthiness
ceding
giving
bodega
grocery store
tentative
unsure, hesitant
carpace
dorsel part
tempered
made metal harder
calabro
spanish for cramp
rigor mortis
stiffness of death
stern
back part of the boat
salao
the worst form of unlucky
gaunt (adj.) (ant)
(ant) fat, stocky
Gills
organs that remove oxygen from water
endures
(v.) To carry on through despite hardships
Skiff
Skiff - a small, light sailing boat
tow
the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope
Rig
connect or secure to put in condition or psition for use
fathom
a unit of length equal to six feet used especially for measuring the depth of water
to scatter
to throw or drop things in different directions so that they cover an area of ground
fathom (n)
a nautical unit of length equal to six feet
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