Aleah Warren Mr. Williams and Mrs. DiBiase The Old Man and the Sea Humanities 9 October 31 2018
This reveals Santiago will not give up and that he is a fighter.
“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”(103)
"Maybe if I can increase the tension just a little it will hurt him and he will jump" (53).
This is the thought of Santiago. It reveals that he is trying really hard to see the marlin that he's brainstorming different way to make the marlin jump.
The boy's parents opinion about the old man got around. Causing people in the village to make fun of him.
"But after forty days without a fish the boy's parents had told him that the old man was now definitely and finally salao, which is the worst form of unlucky, and the boy had gone at their orders in another boat which caught three good fish the first week" (9).
Most people would have given up in the first week of nothing but this reveals Santiago won't take no for an answer
On page 9 Hemingway said "he was an old man who fished alone in a skiff in the Gulf Stream and he had gone eighty-four days now without a fish
"Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and understanding (10)
The eyes reveal the old man's soul is still young and bright even tho his skin is quant with deep srinkles