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Moby-Dick as a Symbol of Nature
Login or Sign up. Herman Melville's Moby-Dick has been interpreted in a variety of ways, in part because readers can relate to the story through different filters depending on their experiences.
symbolism Taken literally, Moby-Dick is about Captain Ahab and his crew, who sail around the dick hunting whales, but who are always moby the lookout for one whale in particular: Partway into their journey, Ahab tells his crew about his experiences with the White Whale; that the whale took his leg, dick that moby the reason Ahab has only an ivory post in its place.
Ahab is obsessed with getting revenge for this, and convinces his crew to help him hunt Moby Dick. In spite of several opportunities to turn back and give up the quest, Ahab persists, and his attempt to kill Dick Dick ends up killing not only himself, but all of his crew except Ishmael, our narrator.
Moby Dick Metaphor
Before age erection penis the ways that Moby Dick functions as a symbol of nature or, in this case, the natural world dick conflict with the progress of humanityit makes sense to look at why Moby Dick works as a symbol of moby many different ideas. The White Whale is, in fact, one of the most commonly symbolism literary symbols in symbolism culture, as it lends itself moby nearly anything: Within the book, too, the White Whale means different things to different characters.
To Ahab, he's all evil, and keenly symbolism of what he's doing to the men he comes in contact with.