$19.95 Buy and instantly download this paper now
The paper shows how the presence of good and evil in "Moby Dick" is best represented and personified by the two major characters, Ishmael and Captain Ahab. The paper illustrates how young Ishmael is the symbol of goodness, paradoxically aligned with Ahab who, although he tries to establish himself as a hero, is essentially evil.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Bryant, John. Ungraspable Phantom: Essays on Moby Dick. OH: Kent State University Press, 2006.
- Cleveland, Lawrence. "Captain Ahab and Moby Dick: A Study in the Self and Others."1997. Internet. Retrieved from http://www9.georgetown.edu/faculty/bassr/218/projects/lawrence/lawrence.htm.
- Gleim, William S. The Meaning of Moby Dick. New York: Kessinger Publishing Group, 2002.
- Hayes, Kevin J. The Critical Response to Herman Melville's Moby Dick. New York: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004.
- Melville, Herman. Moby Dick; Or, the White Whale. Boston. G.K. Hall, 1963.
Cite this Book Review:
"Moby Dick" (2008, November 30) Retrieved January 28, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/book-review/moby-dick-109395/
""Moby Dick"" 30 November 2008. Web. 28 January. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/book-review/moby-dick-109395/>