Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 49 “The Hyena” and Chapter 50 “Ahab’s Boat and Crew, Fedallah”
- Explain the chapter title’s appropriateness. What does it have to do with Ishmael’s attitude toward life in general and life aboard the Pequod in particular.
- What is it that the sailors often do, according to Ishmael? Why do they do it?
- Stubb notes that he’s never seen Ahab kneel. What are the multiple meanings of this observation?
- What ideas and impressions does this chapter try to convey about Fedallah?
Asked on 02.06.2017 in English Literature.