The Old Man and The Sea MCM
Manolin, a boy who fished with Santiago forty days.
Santiago, an old fisherman, has gone 84 days without catching a fish.
Manolin's parents, who call Santiago salao, or the " worst form of unlucky" forced Manolin to leave him in order to work in a more prosperous boat.
Santiago is wrinkled, splotched, and scarred from handling heavy fish on cords, but his eyes, which are the colour of the sea, remain "cheerful and undefeated".
The boys offers to return to Santiago's skiff, reminding him of their previous eighty-seven-day run of bad luck, which culminated in their catching big fish everyday for three weeks.
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