Tag: Manolin is a symbolic character

The Role of Manolin in The Old Man and the Sea

Manolin plays a significant role in the novel, “The Old Man and the Sea”. He is second important character after Santiago in ” The Old Man and the Sea’. Hemingway describes the close relationship between the old man and Manolin. Manolin loves Santiago sincerely and selflessly. He is fully trustworthy and devoted disciple of old man. He learns the skills of fishing from Santiago. Manolin says;