She named him Moses Moshesaying, 'I drew him out meshitihu of the water. An Egyptian root msy, "child of", has been considered as a possible etymology, arguably an abbreviation of a theophoric nameas for example in Egyptian names like Thutmoses Thoth created him and Ramesses Ra created him with the god's name omitted.
Another shovel-nosed shark arrives. The old man kills it, but he loses his knife in the process. Just before nightfall, two more sharks approach.
He manages to club the sharks into retreat, but not before they repeatedly maul the marlin. Stiff, sore, and weary, he hopes he does not have to fight anymore. He even dares to imagine making it home with the half-fish that remains. Again, he apologizes to the marlin carcass and attempts to console it by reminding the fish how many sharks he has killed.
He wonders how many sharks the marlin killed when it was alive, and he pledges to fight the sharks until he dies. Around midnight, a pack of sharks arrives.
Near-blind in the darkness, Santiago strikes out at the sounds of jaws and fins. Something snatches his club. When the last shark tries to tear at the tough head of the marlin, the old man clubs the shark until the tiller splinters.
No meat is left on the marlin. The old man spits blood into the water, which frightens him for a moment. He settles in to steer the boat, numb and past all feeling. I went out too far.
He notices the skeleton of the fish still tied to the skiff. He takes down the mast and begins to shoulder it up the hill to his shack. It is terrifically heavy, and he is forced to sit down five times before he reaches his home.
Once there, the old man sleeps. Analysis You loved him when he was alive and you loved him after. If you love him, it is not a sin to kill him.
Or is it more? This interpretation is undermined, however, by the fact that Santiago finds the place where he is most completely, honestly, and fully himself only by sailing out farther than he ever has before.
But you have a right to. Come on and kill me. I do not care who kills who. Everything in the world must die, and according to Santiago, only a brotherhood between men—or creatures—can alleviate the grimness of that fact. The death of the marlin serves as a beautiful case in point, for as the fish dies it is not only transformed into something larger than itself, it is also charged with life: Santiago repeatedly reminds himself that physical pain does not matter to a man, and he urges himself to keep his head clear and to know how to suffer like a man.Stay in Aruba's only overwater villas & beach villas at Aruba Ocean Villas.
Enjoy marine life, loungers on your private deck, or a romantic dinner on the beach. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. Home / Literature / The Old Man and the Sea / Events / Day Four ; The old man apologizes to the fish for catching him at all, for losing his body to the sharks.
The problem is, the sharks tore up the fish, which means more blood, which means more sharks. Apr 12, · The upstairs and downstairs patios of our home were designed for tropical living and taking full advantage of sea breezes.
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This is the God of which Jesus was an integral part. The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in in Cuba, and published in It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it tells the story of Santiago.