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Sometimes the things we are meant to be arent the things that are easiest for us In Old Man and the Sea this becomes very true for Santiago Fishing is extremely hard for him lines cutting his hands countless hours waiting for a fish to jump He was born to do this it is his destiny and its not easy He shows this when he deals with many forms of nature such as the sea enormous fish and countless things trying to take the fish awayThe sea is a very important factor in fishing without the sea there are no fish Santiago believes the sea is a woman that gives favors If the sea does bad things its is just the moon affecting it just as it changes the woman On the other hand the younger fisherman Spoke of her as a contestant or a place or even an enemy30 They believe it to be evil Santiago deals with the sea every day he is out there fishing and fears what it might doIts the 85th day and Santiago expects luck this day He throws his bait into the sea feels a little tug nothing tug nothing and another tug Then the weight on the line stays Santiago believes that he has found a very bright fish The fish keeps him awake for days Santiago prays that the fish dies even though he loves him as a brother His hand gets cut and he gets a cramp in the other I wish I had the boy To help me and to see this48 Along the way he regrets not bringing many things that he needed such as salt for the dolphin that he killed He finally kills the huge fish with a spear through the headSantiago must deal with sharks trying to steal the fish from him He kills one with a knife in the center of its head He feels that this is a
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