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A third-person omniscient narrator tells the story of The Old Man and the Sea, often revealing the main character's thoughts.
The Old Man and the Sea is narrated in the past tense.
The title refers to the novella's main character, Santiago, an old fisherman, whose struggle with a marlin plays out in the open sea, symbolizing humankind's epic struggle with nature.
This study guide and infographic for Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.