The Old Man and the Sea

Why does the old man consider the Portuguese man-of war "the falsest thing in the sea"?

The old man and the sea

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Santiago is referring to the fact that the Portuguese man-of-war was actually beautiful, as were its irredescent bubbles, but in all actuality, the fish was a killer.... not beautiful at all.


The Old Man and the Sea