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Santiago Perseverance Quotes

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In Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea, Santiago was a “Code Hero” who exemplified the admirable qualities of perseverance through his actions. Santiago was an example of perseverance when he was out at sea for two days trying to catch fish. While out on the sea, he catches a big marlin that won’t give up without a fight. While trying to catch the marlin Santiago starts dealing with problems physically, such as his hand cramping up and when the rope gets pulled too hard it cuts his right hand. While dealing with issues out on the sea Santiago motivates himself by speaking about Manolin. When speaking about the young boy Santiago doesn’t feel as if he is alone and continues on trying to catch the marlin. He also starts speaking about his hero,
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