The Old Man and the Sea

What three things does he dream of when he finally falls asleep on the third night and what might each topic represent?

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Santiago dreams of Africa, where he traveled as a shipmate in his youth. This represents his youth full of strength and vigor.

He dreamed lions on the beach. Again a symbol of strength and virility.

He dreamed of arm wrestling a great Negro in Cuba. Again this represents strength, youth and vitality.