The Old Man and the Sea
by Ernest Hemingway
The Old Man and the Sea Characters
Meet the Cast
The old man, or Santiago
The Old Man’s StruggleYes, we know, everyone’s wondering why the old man spends three days with a fishing line stretched tight across his back, bleeding from three places and eating raw, unsalt...
The boy, or Manolin
Santiago taught the boy to fish, and the boy loves him. That’s what Hemingway tells us, and that’s about how he tells us, too. There’s no confusion, and we don’t sit around...