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Every Character in Moby Dick
List of Moby-Dick characters - Wikipedia
Click the character infographic to download. Moby Dick, the legendary White Whale, is an awfully generous sperm whale. He not only lends his name to the title of the novel—he also lends himself to everyone in the novel who decides they need a symbol for something:. But who or what is the real Moby Dick? Melville seems more concerned with how other characters react to the White Whale than with what he might be like personally.
Notes on Characters from Moby Dick
The music score was written by Philip Sainton. Set in 19th-century New England , the story follows the whaling ship Pequod and its crew. Leading them is Captain Ahab , who was almost killed in an encounter with the "great white whale", Moby Dick, which bit off much of his left leg. Now he is out for revenge.
Pull my boys! In high school and college, I was never assigned to read Moby Dick. How could it be that I was never forced to read such a famous book? I just finished reading it, and here are some quotes.