After the death of the guy in the pond, and near death experience of his child, Brody seems to realize that this is a pressing issue that needs to be resolved now. Since nobody seems to be effective in hunting down the shark, Brody takes it upon himself to go after it by hiring Captain Quint and taking
He is so poor that he sometimes does not even have food. Manolin brings him his supper, given to him by the owner of the Terrace (19-20). On the eighty-fifth day, Santiago goes far out into the Gulf Stream away from all the other fisherman to catch a big fish. He is “alone and out of sight of land” when he catches “the biggest fish that he [has] ever seen and bigger than he [has] ever heard of” (63). To prevent the giant marlin from getting away, Santiago holds onto the line using only his back, arms, and hands.
But you have a right to” (Hemingway 92). This marlin continues to circle, coming closer and finally comes up to the surface. At last it is next to the skiff, and Santiago drives his harpoon into the marlin's chest. An hour after Santiago killed the marlin, sharks appears. As the sharks approaches the boat, Santiago prepares his harpoon, hoping to kill the shark before it tears apart the marlin.
These strong, human qualities are articulated by the unfailing determination of the old man to catch the Marlin even though he had failed to catch a fish every day for the past three months, as well as be abandoned (although not intentionally) by his only supporter and friend, the young boy, Manolin. His failure to catch any fish, as well as being subject to the disappointment and pity of those around him were enough to act as demotivators for Santiago. Striking against the odds, and rising from the ashes, Santiago set out to sea determined to catch the Marlin, showcasing his cut throat resolve. In the days stranded out at sea, fighting the Marlin and then later the Mako Sharks, Santiago’s behavior attributed to the humanoid attitude of
As Maui was preparing to catch the fish he told his brothers to not look back and keep paddling. Maui and his brothers saw a shadow it had to be a team of fish or the giant fish. The fish hooks on and Maui pulls it up, but the fish is angry and is thrashing side to side causing a storm. The fish is pulled up, but starts to break into pieces and when it breaks the surface and turns into islands. The fish's body comes up and turns into the islands, Hawaii, Niihau and Kauai.
He ends up wandering into a different species of sharks territory looking for food. He has to help them fight in a war in order to get food and a shelter. An adventurous characters, off-this-world setting and an ineffective theme make Shark Wars a book all shark lovers will pick up. What happens if someone ever saw a group of sharks fighting another group until their last breath. “You are hereby banished by Coral Shiver” (51) This will make some people think about
I know others better. (p.8).” The old man still wants to prove himself to the boy as he decided to sail far away alone to kill a truly big fish and to insist that he is not a salao as many have called him. “I told the boy I was a strange old man,” he said. “Now is when I must prove.” Thus, because of his greatness in the past and also the words from Manolin, they are a force that make the old man finally killed the great fish to be a prize for himself as a fisherman and to show the boy that he is the best fishermen like the boy wants him to
The character that shows the most courage is the old, Santiago this can be seen. (68) The old man, Santiago has fear that the sharks might come and eat the fish that he caught, he said If sharks come, God pity him and me. The old man thinks he might have a bone spur, he said if the great DiMaggio had a bone spur and so simple an old man can do it. The other character that displaces courage is the young boy, Manolin he shows this trait. When, the
Santiago went fishing and the large marlin bit the fishing hook. He could not raise the marlin in a day because it was too large. Santiago held the line and the marlin pulled his skiff for four days. Finally, he could raise the marlin, though, sharks ate whole part of the marlin except bones. Santiago used to go to fishing with the boy, Manolin.
The lake stood still, only punctured by the small ripples created by my free-floating bobber. Then I returned to the task at hand. Despite my uncles having modest fishing success, I still could not get a fish of my own. Despite all the fun I enjoyed that day, my face reddened as I grew frustrated, because I could not apply what I learned and catch a fish. I grew restless and began to succumb to my adolescent need to become distracted.