Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 47 “The Mat-Maker”: In your own words, explain Ishmael’s
- In your own words, explain Ishmael’s comparison between the mat-weaving process and the relationship between Fate, chance, and free will. Why is this comparison here?
- What mystery continues to develop at the end of the chapter? What suggestive diction does Melville employ in that last sentence?
Asked on 02.06.2017 in English Literature.