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The Old Man and the Sea
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  • My dad had read The Old Man and the Sea to me because it was a fishing story.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • The Old Man and the Sea can only take place in the Caribbean, of course, but more particularly in and around Cuba.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Kind of like Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • Yes, The Old Man and the Sea (1952), a nearly perfect literary parable, so clear, with symbols so available, that the Christian imagery is accessible to even beginning readers.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • We can never get all the way to the level of pure myth, even when a work like The Lord of the Rings or The Odyssey or The Old Man and the Sea feels "mythic," since even those works are displacements of myth.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
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