True, "The Old Man and The Sea" takes place in Cuba.
"The Old Man and The Sea", a short novel written by Ernest Hemingway tells the story of an old but experienced fisherman named Santiago who lived in a small fishing coast of Cuba. Santiago's story revolves around his last fishing expedition after 84 days of unluckiness, went to the far seaside off the coast of the Gulf Stream. There he caught a marlin and was being dragged out far at sea by the large fish. In the end, the fish was almost wholly eaten by sharks and Santiago returned home with only the bones and the head of the marlin.
frances ellen watkins harper writing was influenced by: b. the education she received growing up in the north.
she was born in baltimore, maryland, on september 24, 1825. after the death of her parents, her uncle reverend william watkins, a teacher at the academy for negro youth, raised and educated her. she also continued educating herself by accessing a library of the family she worked for, beginning writing poetry afterwards. as a civil rights activist and abolitionist, watkins greatly influenced her life and work.