The Old Man and the Sea

Why did Santiago row over to the place he had seen a man-of-war bird?

Pages 19-37

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Santiago sees a man-of-war bird overhead and notices that the bird has spied something in the water. The old man follows near the bird, and drops his own lines into the area, hoping to capture the fish the bird has seen.


Because the bird knows where the fish have collected.