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Moby Dick: Or the Whale

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Moby Dick, or the Whale, A common consensus among critics is that at this point, the book was a familiar sea yarn along the lines of his earlier work. Melwille, He has been described as "the most ambitious book ever conceived by an American writer." In Moby-Dick, Melville employs stylized language, symbolism, and metaphor to explore numerous complex themes. Through the journey of the main characters, the concepts of class and social status, good and evil, and the existence of God are all examined, their personal beliefs, their places in universe. The narrator's reflections, along with his descriptions of a sailor's life aboard a whaling ship, are woven into the narrative along with Shakespearean literary devices, such as stage directions, extended soliloquies, and asides. The book portrays destructive obsession and monomania, as well as the assumption of anthropomorphism. Moby-Dick begins with the line "Call me Ishmael." According to the American Book Review's, the... More > most recognizable in Western literature.< Less
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ISBN
9781304449733
Edition
Illustrated version based on "1851 print"
Published
January 13, 2014
Language
English
File Format
ePub
File Size
5.18 MB

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