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The Old Man and the Sea Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Pedrico - Respects Santiago by giving him free coffee and newspapers.

Female Tourist - Mistakes the carcass of the marlin as that of a shark; she acts as a foil for Santiago's extraordinary knowledge of the sea.

Manolin - Referred to as "the boy" in the story, Santiago enjoys his company and misses him when he is not there.

The boy's father - Assumes that Santiago is bad luck, he forbids Manolin to go out fishing with him again.

John J. McGraw - Manager of the Baltimore Orioles who always had...

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