The CliffsNotes study guide on Ernest Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, and critical commentaries, all for you to use as an educational tool that will allow you to better understand the work. This study guide was written with the assumption that you have read The Old Man and the Sea.
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