Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 132 “The Symphony” and Chapter 133 “The Chase—First Day”
- To what does the chapter title refer?
- In what way is this chapter a temptation scene? What seems unusual about it if you compare it to biblical temptation scenes?
- Why does the chapter end the way it does (the final two paragraphs)?
- In what way does classical mythology arise in this chapter? In other words, what allusion does Melville include? What significance does it carry?
Asked on 05.06.2017 in English Literature.