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Plots and Characters - Melville

Robert L. Gale

Plots and Characters - Melville

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Characters,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Melville, Herman,
  • Stories, plots, etc,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9866141M
    ISBN 100262570327
    ISBN 109780262570329


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Provides an easy, alphabetically-arranged sorting out of plots, characters, relatives, friends, and activities in Melville's fiction, poetry, and life in a largely informational rather than critical format.

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an novel by American writer Herman 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.

A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, the work's genre Author: Herman Melville. Moby Dick Major Characters. Ishmael: The narrator of the story, Ishmael disappears into his own tale after the first ten or so chapters, popping up periodically to give comments on the is an every man; as such, it is difficult to describe specific things about him.

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