"Moby Dick" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Moby Dick"
Examines the fate of the "Pequod" in Melville's novel.
# 47974 | 1,125 words | 1 source | 2003 | US
Published on Mar 28, 2004 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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Discusses how Melville used Biblical allusion as a device of narrative development. Describes the major line of narrative action and Captain Ahab's obsession with the white whale, Moby-Dick. Examines Ahab's determination for revenge.

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"This research examines the dreaded fate of the Pequod, Captain Ahab's vessel in Moby-Dick, as a foregone conclusion, based on Melville's liberal use of biblical imagery and symbolism as a device of foreshadowing the climax of the narrative. The plan of ..."

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