The Old Man and the Sea

Santiago often wishes the boy was with him. Why?

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Santiago misses the boy. He misses having someone to talk to, the companionship during the silences, the immense physical help he received from the youth's strength, and probably the biggest reason of all....... he's lonely, and the boy has become an important part of his life.


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