We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea


by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea: The Young Woman and the Mountains True or False

1. How long does the Old Man spend with a fishing line on his back? -> One minute
2. What is the Old Man's name? -> Santiago
3. Who does the Old Man wish were with him? -> The boy
4. Whom does the Old Man tell that he won’t catch a fish, because the fish are "too big for him and they go too fast"? -> Birds
5. What is the Old Man's sport? -> Arm wrestling