The Hemingway Bibliography
 

Title

Just "a Boy" or "Already a Man?": Manolin’s Age in The Old Man and the Sea

Document Type

Book Chapter

Citation

Hurley, C. Harold, ed. Hemingway’s Debt to Baseball in “The Old Man and the Sea”: A Collection of Critical Readings. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1992.

Annotation

Argues against the common critical assumption that Manolin is a teenager, on the verge of adulthood. Hurley maintains that an exchange between Santiago and Manolin regarding Sisler’s father sets Manolin’s age at about ten years old.

Date

1992

Pages

95-101

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