Moby-Dick Questions Chapter 53 and 54: What is “Gam”
- What is “Gam”?
- What practical reason does Ishmael give for the fraternization among whaling crews?
- When two whalers prepare for a Gam, where are their respective officers?
- What is the Captain’s most important duty while approaching the other ship?
- How did Ishmael first learn about the incident on the Town-Ho?