Moby-Dick Questions Chapter 34 and 35: What does it mean to “stand a mast had”
- What does it mean to “stand a mast had”?
- In Moby-Dick, what does standing the masthead have in common with being in a pulpit or bed, and why is this significant?
- What about the Glacier separates it from other whaling ships?
- In your opinion, why does Ishmael react as he does to the idea of the crows nest?