In what specific ways does the Old Man from The Old Man and the Sea struggle with his profession? Why or how can this be personally meaningful?
One way that the old man (Santiago) struggles with his profession is that fishing can be a feast or famine line of work: some days or seasons can be great and others can be catastrophically terrible. Having good days and bad days is common for any person, but a fisherman like Santiago has far less control over whether or not his day on the ocean will be fruitful or not. He can go out one day and catch a bunch of fish, but on the next day, he...
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