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by Ernest Hemingway

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How do the townspeople respond to Santiago’s catch in The Old Man and the Sea? Does their opinion matter?

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When Santiago returns from his epic adventure at sea, the fellow fisherman who he meets up with on the pier marvel at the size of the skeleton of the fish that he had caught, proclaiming it to be larger than any fish any of them had ever seen. The old man was also greeted by Manolin, Santiago’s former protege who had been forced by financial constraints to go and work on another...

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