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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea

  

by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Old Man and the Sea? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. The old man's battle with the fish is a battle of


Strength and skill
Hope and change
Dreams and wakefulness
Strategy and desire
Technology and motivation
Q. What is a necessary part in the battle with the fish?


Hope
Dreams
Suffering
Integrity
Luck
Q. What can be used to comment on the present?


Pride
Past
Isolation
Hunger
Respect
Q. What implies the breaking of one's spirit?


Destruction
Isolation
Pride
Memory
Defeat
Q. The man talks about the sea as if it is a


Friend
Child
Parent
Woman
Enemy
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