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    The moral of the story is goodness. Salvatore, who is just an ordinary fisherman, is respected and loved by others because of their humble quality of his. This humble quality of Salvatore shines throughout the story is goodness, just goodness. Read summary of Salvatore

    The moral of the story is goodness. Salvatore, who is just an ordinary fisherman, is respected and loved by others because of their humble quality of his. This humble quality of Salvatore shines throughout the story is goodness, just goodness.

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  1. Salvatore indeed had a positive outlook on his life. He never for once said an unpleasant word to anyone, not even to the girl who broke his heart. When his wife poured out insults, he endured it all with a smile. He never blamed anyone for anything in his life but accepted life as it was. He didn’tRead more

    Salvatore indeed had a positive outlook on his life. He never for once said an unpleasant word to anyone, not even to the girl who broke his heart. When his wife poured out insults, he endured it all with a smile. He never blamed anyone for anything in his life but accepted life as it was. He didn’t even blame the girl for he knew life of a fisherman was hard. When the pain of rheumatism racked his limbs, he endured it all with a smiling face for all the people

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    Salvatore felt very happy in the company of his sons. Sometimes he used to bring his children down to give them a bath. They sprawled about at the the water’s edge stark naked and Salvatore standing on a rock would dip them in the water. Salvatore had enormous hands, like legs of mutton, coarse andRead more

    Salvatore felt very happy in the company of his sons. Sometimes he used to bring his children down to give them a bath. They sprawled about at the the water’s edge stark naked and Salvatore standing on a rock would dip them in the water. Salvatore had enormous hands, like legs of mutton, coarse and hard from constant toil but when he bathed his children, holding them so tenderly, drying them with delicate care as if they were flowers. When he laughed with his children, his laugh was like the laughter of an angel and his eyes then were as candid as his child’s.

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    Being a fisherman was indeed hard. And Salvatore’s illness did cause him a lot of additional pain. All through the fishing season towards evening he set out in his boat with one of his brothers for the fishing grounds. It was long pull of six or seven miles, and he spent the night catching the profiRead more

    Being a fisherman was indeed hard. And Salvatore’s illness did cause him a lot of additional pain. All through the fishing season towards evening he set out in his boat with one of his brothers for the fishing grounds. It was long pull of six or seven miles, and he spent the night catching the profitable cuttlefish. Then there was the long row back again in order to sell the catch in time to go on the early boat to Naples. At other times, he was working in his vineyard from dawn till the heat drove him to rest and then again till dusk. Often his rheumatism prevented him from doing anything at all and then he would lie about the beach, smoking cigarettes, with a pleasant word for everyone notwithstanding the pain that racked his limbs.

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  1. Assunta played the role of Salvatore’s wife in the story. Assunta portrayed the true character of a woman. She didn’t dismiss Salvatore because he had rheumatism and would never be able to get quite well. She loved him for who he was and not whether he would be able to work as a man or not. She loveRead more

    Assunta played the role of Salvatore’s wife in the story. Assunta portrayed the true character of a woman. She didn’t dismiss Salvatore because he had rheumatism and would never be able to get quite well. She loved him for who he was and not whether he would be able to work as a man or not. She loved that Salvatore was tender and caring towards her despite being masculine.

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    The one quality of Salvatore which shone throughout the story was goodness, just goodness. Read summary of Salvatore

    The one quality of Salvatore which shone throughout the story was goodness, just goodness.

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    Yes Salvatore is indeed presented in the story as a static character. His character doesn’t undergo any changes throughout the course of the story. When he is away from home, instead of trying to adapt to a new land, he is incredibly homesick. He never once says an unpleasant word to anyone, not eveRead more

    Yes Salvatore is indeed presented in the story as a static character. His character doesn’t undergo any changes throughout the course of the story. When he is away from home, instead of trying to adapt to a new land, he is incredibly homesick. He never once says an unpleasant word to anyone, not even to the girl who broke his heart. He endures everything with a smile, even during the time when the pain is racking through his limbs.

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    Salvatore and Assunta shared a marital relationship with each other. Salvatore was married to Assunta with two kids and they lived quite a happy life together. Read summary of Salvatore  

    Salvatore and Assunta shared a marital relationship with each other. Salvatore was married to Assunta with two kids and they lived quite a happy life together.

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  1. Salvatore agreed to marry when his mother came and told him that there was a woman, twenty-four or twenty-five years old, Assunta who had fallen in love with him and wanted to marry him. Read summary of Salvatore

    Salvatore agreed to marry when his mother came and told him that there was a woman, twenty-four or twenty-five years old, Assunta who had fallen in love with him and wanted to marry him.

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