The Old Man and the Sea

What is the relationship between Santiago and the boy? Why does boy call Santiago old man?

what is the relationship between santiago and the boy?why does the boy call santiago old man?

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Santiago and the boy are close friends and partners. The boy loves Santiago.... he is his mentor and friend. Manolin calls Santiago old man lovingly.... he's not demeaning him or being disrespectful, it's just his way of speaking.


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