The Novel 'Moby Dick' Book Review by ResearchRiter

This paper analyzes various aspects of the novel 'Moby Dick' by Herman Melville
# 123232 | 2,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American) , Sociology (General)

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In this article, the writer examines the classic novel "Moby Dick" written by Melville. The writer discusses the plot, character motivations, themes, symbolism, allegory and the lessons of the story that apply today.

From the Paper:

"Ishmael is the narrator of Moby Dick. Ishmael is a sailor who decides to join a whaling ship in Massachusetts. He travels with a companion to Nantucket the traditional center of the whaling industry in North America where he joins the crew of the Pequod. The Pequod leaves Nantucket on Christmas Day. After the ship has been at sea for several days Captain Ahab makes his first appearance on deck. He has an ivory peg-leg made from a sperm whale's jaw. The wound ..."

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