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The Old Man and the Sea Day Five Summary
The boy finds the old man asleep the next morning and, seeing his hands, starts to cry. And cry.
Everyone (the fishermen) is on the beach, measuring the
We find out in conversation that the boy took "two fine fish" the day before. But he doesn’t want to talk about his fish.
The boy brings coffee to the old man, who says, "They beat me." Not the fish, he says, but "afterwards."
They searched for him while he was gone, it turns out.
The old man likes having someone to talk to.
The old man doesn’t want the boy to fish with him, since he (the old man) is unlucky.
Screw luck, says the boy.
They decide the old man needs to heal himself before he falls apart at the seams.
He asks for the newspapers from the days he was gone.
The old man insists in giving the head (all that’s left of the fish) to Pedrico, the guy who gave them food at the beginning of the story.
Some silly tourists ask about the skeleton, which is now garbage at the edge of the sea, and misunderstand the answer, thinking it to be a shark. Oh, the irony.
And the old man? The old man is dreaming about the lions.
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