Answer: What is the name of the fisherman in “The Old Man and the Sea”?

The Question: What is the name of the fisherman in “The Old Man and the Sea”?

Ishmael
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Santiago

As the title suggests, “The Old Man and the Sea” is the story of an old, unlucky fisherman named Santiago, who, desperate to end a long stretch of catching no fish, gets pulled into a life-or-death battle when he finally hooks a large marlin. The character of Santiago is believed to have been inspired, at least in part, by Gregorio Fuentes, Hemingway’s fishing buddy and confidant from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands.

The correct answer is Santiago.

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