Moby-Dick discussion questions Chapter 55: “Of Monstrous Pictures of Whales” and Chapter 56: “Of the Less Erroneous Pictures . . . “
- What humorous touches does Melville add to this chapter?
- Describe how Melville equalizes eastern and western cultures in this chapter?
- How do these pictures represent the whale? Why is that accurate?
- Why are the last paintings mentioned? What do they remind the reader about with regard to whales and whaling?
Asked on 03.06.2017 in English Literature.