Moby-Dick Questions Chapter 46 and 47: Why does Ishmael consider it wise
- Why does Ishmael consider it wise for Ahab to keep the crew busy hunting other whales when they could have hunted Moby Dick exclusively?
- What part does the wooden sword play in Ishmael’s analogy?
- Who spots the first whale aboard the Pequod?
- Why does Ahab call for the time when the whale is sighted?