Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 117 “The Whale Watch” and Chapter 118 “The Quadrant”
- What conditions must be met before Ahab can perish? In what way does this prophecy add to the story?
- Summarize Ahab’s reason for smashing the quadrant. Could there be any connection between the use of the quadrant and a sperm whale’s dying moments that troubles Ahab?
Asked on 05.06.2017 in English Literature.