Santiago's Relationship With Nature

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There are many strong relationships in this world. But none as strong as the old man/Santiago and the great outdoors. There is only one bad situation between Santiago and nature. The sharks, but that’s for later. Santiago is truly an outdoorsy guy. His relationship with nature shows throughout the book. When he talks to the ocean as if it’s his friend, and treats it as if it’s a woman. He is one of those people who would not mind a bit if he had to live in the jungle for the rest of his life. This shows he is one with nature. There are numerous times when the old man has fallen asleep in nature. He fell asleep outside his hut ,and in his boat more than once. He even said once that his boat is like his house. I would not sleep outside if
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