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The Merrill studies in "Moby-Dick"

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Charles E. Merrill , Columbus, Oh
Melville, Herman, -- 1819-
Statementcompiled by Howard P. Vincent.
SeriesCharles E. Merrill studies
ContributionsVincent, Howard Paton.
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Open LibraryOL21604887M
ISBN 100675094488

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Book 45 of 57 in the SparkNotes Literature Guide Series. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price /5(K). Moby Dick, First Edition. You Searched For: Viking Adult, Condition: Good. First Edition.

Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP The Merrill Studies in Moby-Dick. Published by C. Merrill Pub Co, Columbus OH () ISBN Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman book is the sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee.

A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, the work's Author: Herman Melville. Moby-Dick - The white bull sperm whale who is the object of all of Captain Ahab's wrath, the main antagonist in the novel. Ishmael - A crew member of the Pequod and narrator of the story.

His name is a Biblical allusion to the exiled son of Abraham who became an outstanding Tamudic teacher. Captain Ahab - The tyrannical captain of the Pequod, obsessed with killing Moby. Moby-Dick is most definitely a quest, and what a quest it is. An around-the-world journey to do battle with a giant whale has all the elements of a quest:.

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Moby-Dick. The Merrill Studies in Moby-Dick. Published by C. Merrill Pub Co, Columbus OH (). Moby Dick, novel () by Herman Melville detailing the voyage of the Pequod, a whaling vessel whose captain is intent on finding the white sperm whale Moby Dick.

The novel was not well received when published but now is widely regarded as Melville’s magnum opus and one of the greatest novels in American literature. A literary classic that wasn't recognized for its merits until decades after its publication, Herman Melville's Moby-Dick tells the tale of a whaling ship and its crew, who are carried progressively further out to sea by the fiery Captain Ahab.

Obsessed with killing the massive whale, which had previously bitten off Ahab's leg, the seasoned seafarer steers his ship to confront the creature 4/5().

Moby Dick 2 of ETYMOLOGY. (Supplied by a Late Consumptive Usher to a Grammar School) The pale Usher—threadbare in coat, heart, body, and brain; I see him now. He was ever dusting his old lexicons and grammars, with a queer handkerchief, mockingly embellished with all the gay flags of all the known nations of the Size: 2MB.

The author in the Azores, among friends. For years, “Moby-Dick” defeated me. I think I was put off the book when, as a child, I watched the John Huston film on our tiny black-and-white Author: Philip Hoare.

This book was written by Herman Melville, and it has about pages. This book has symbolism in it, because what I think, Captain Ahab is symbolized by the white whale, Moby-Dick, because Moby-Dick is strong and he has many scars, and Captain /5. Why Read Moby-Dick?, by Nathaniel Philbrick, This was a short, enjoyable book.

I read Moby-Dick 14 years ago, and got a lot out of it. It is truly a great book. So I wasnt reading Philbricks book to be convinced to read Moby-Dick, /5. The novel begins with a famous line: “Call me Ishmael.”Ishmael, the narrator of Moby Dick, seeks “freedom” from his life in New York City, and decides to head north to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to find a job on a whaling New Bedford, at the Spouter Inn, Ishmael meets Queequeg, a “native” man from Kokovoko, in the Pacific isles, who is trained as a harpooner.

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Moby Dick sweeps "his sickle-shaped lower jaw" () underneath Ahab and cuts one of his legs right off. Ahab begins by being furious at Moby Dick specifically for his maiming; then, he starts to blame the whale for all of his pain and anger.

Eventually, Ahab turns the White Whale into a Symbol of All Evil. I first read Moby-Dick about ten years ago to show myself I still had the attention span to read things besides comics and erotica.

The details that have stuck with me for a decade are the same things that many of we book nerds could recite by heart: Captain Ahab goes on a maniacal hunt for the great white whale, and P.S.

onanistic whaling : Rachel Smalter Hall. Moby-Dick is greatly enhanced by Melville's rhythmic, rhetorical prose style. Although it is now considered one of the greatest of all novels, Moby-Dick was misunderstood and ill-received in its time. Readers were confused by the book's symbolism, and they failed to grasp Melville's complex view of the world.

Later Works and Life. "Moby Dick" was published in England in October of and in the US the following month. Despite Melville's high hopes for the novel, the book was slow to catch on. The Merrill Studies in Moby-Dick. Howard P Ed. Vincent. Published by Charles E Merrill, U.S.A. () ISBN ISBN No dust jacket.

Blue cloth. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing.

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Small inscriptions and neat labels may be. New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA |   Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman Melville.

The book is sailor Ishmael's narrative of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaling ship Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee. Product Details. About the Author.4/4(). There are a few books that have such a reputation for density and length that the mere mention of their titles invokes dread.

Moby-Dick. War and Peace. Ulysses. But how long does it take to read. Moby-Dick is a book you come back to, again and again, to find new treasures and delights, a storehouse of language, incident and strange wisdom. Moby Dick – a great white sperm whale. He is the nemesis of Captain Ahab.

Being intelligent, resourceful, and without a conscience makes Moby Dick is the perfect villain for a story. Although, Ishmael often likens him to God and all His mysteries, Ahab sees him as the devil.

Moby Dick has spread destruction in his wake. Ignatius Critical Editions (ICE) Study Guides are constructed to aid the reader of ICE classics to achieve a level of critical and literary appreciation befitting the works themselves.

They give introductions and summaries, followed up with in-depth considerations of key critical moments and themes, plus lists of "points to ponder" while reading. Herman Melville's Moby Dick: Selected Secondary Bibliography. * Go to criticism before Alter, Robert.

Pen of Iron: American Prose and the King James Bible. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, Print. Ancona, Francesco Aristide. "Hope Sinks: Pandora, Eve and the Obsession of Ahab." Journal of Evolutionary Psychology ( Moby Dick Book Summary and Study Guide.

Herman Melville Booklist Herman Melville Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Moby Dick; The tale of Moby Dick by Herman Melville, is seen through the eyes of Ismael, a young man aspiring to be a sailor. He meets Captain Ahab of the Pequod, a whaling boat.

Moby Dick at the Alliance Theatre Page 3 of 25 Discuss the story Before you come to the show, review the synopsis of Moby Dick with your students (p 11) and consider using the pre-show discussion prompts (p 21) to prime the students with various themes and ideas that they will encounter when they view the Size: 1MB.

About the Title. Captain Ahab engages in a mad quest to locate and kill the white whale Moby Dick. The hyphen that appears in the title of the American edition of Moby-Dick has long puzzled scholars, because the whale is only referred to with a hyphen once in the book.

Scholars' solution is to use a hyphen in the book title but not in the whale's name.Moby Dick's role in the loss of Captain Gardiner's son adds to the mystery surrounding the White Whale.

The Rachel's three regular whaleboats were four or five miles windward from the mother ship, in chase of a large group of whales. Suddenly, Moby Dick appeared downwind.By this point in the novel, Moby-Dick (the whale himself) has begun to be the subject of myth, legend, symbolism, and almost a kind of religious awe; he accumulates these as he accumulates harpoons.

He strikes terror, yet he also represents beauty (, ch)--two elements that Burke said were necessary for the sublime.