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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea

by Ernest Hemingway

Companion

Character Role Analysis

The boy, or Manolin

Although he is not present during the struggle, he is still in our minds while the old man "wishes the boy were there." The boy has uncompromising loyalty and respect for his idol.


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