Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 53 “The Gam” and Chapter 54 “The Town-Ho’s Story”
- What humor does Melville insert into this chapter?
- In your own words, what is the gam and why does it take place?
- How does this chapter, though it seems at first a digression, further the story?
- Can you draw parallels between any of the characters from the Town-Ho’s story and the rest of the story?
- What does the frame accomplish?
Asked on 03.06.2017 in English Literature.