The Old Man and the Sea

Santiago knows finally that he is beaten. Is his reaction one of despair?

The old man and the sea

around page 60-90

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Santiago does not really despair..... he is sorrowful. Despair would have signaled his feelings over the loss of the fish..... the loss of his livelihood. Santiago was sorrowful over the loss of the marlin because he loved and respected it. He blamed himself for taking away the marlin's nobility.


The Old Man and the Sea