The Old Man and the Sea Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What does Santiago consider as his principal friends on the ocean? (from Detailed Summary & Analysis)

2.

While Santiago pulls in the small dolphin he catches on the stern line, what changes does the marlin make? (from Detailed Summary & Analysis)

3.

What complaint does the boy have about the fisherman he works for after he is forced to leave Santiago? (from Detailed Summary & Analysis)

4.

When do the sharks return after Santiago loses his makeshift harpoon? (from Detailed Summary & Analysis)

5.

What does the old man think he killed the fish for besides food and to keep himself alive? (from Detailed Summary & Analysis)

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