The Old Man and the Sea

by: Ernest Hemingway

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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What item of Santiago’s is described as resembling “the flag of permanent defeat?”

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What eternal law are both Santiago and the marlin subject to?

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Santiago’s admiration for the marlin brings love and respect into an equation with ___.

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Hemingway purposefully likens Santiago to what biblical character?

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How many times does Santiago dream about lions at play on the beaches of Africa?