Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 100 “Leg and Arm” and Chapter 101 “The Decanter”
- Captain Boomer is another foil for Ahab. What does this encounter add to the ideas you have about Ahab?
- What humor exists in this chapter?
- What provides someone with “profound thoughts . . . capable of transcendental and Platonic application”? In what ways can we read this as an anti-transcendental remark?
Asked on 05.06.2017 in English Literature.