Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 24 “The Advocate”: To what sort of land profession does Melville
- To what sort of land profession does Melville compare whaling? How does this comparison make that profession seem?
- Explain thoroughly Ishmael’s general idea about whaling in this chapter. (Hint: think about the chapter title.)
- To what does Ishmael refer when he says “the interlinked terrors and wonders of God”? What are the implications of this terminology?
- Why does Ishmael contend that “a whale ship was [his] College and [his] Harvard”? How can this be true?
Asked on 02.06.2017 in English Literature.