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[ KINDLE ] ❅ Moby-Dick or, The Whale Author Herman Melville – Webpolitics.us

Moby-Dick or, The Whale It Is The Horrible Texture Of A Fabric That Should Be Woven Of Ships Cables And Hawsers A Polar Wind Blows Through It, And Birds Of Prey Hover Over It So Melville Wrote Of His Masterpiece, One Of The Greatest Works Of Imagination In Literary History In Part, Moby Dick Is The Story Of An Eerily Compelling Madman Pursuing An Unholy War Against A Creature As Vast And Dangerous And Unknowable As The Sea Itself But Than Just A Novel Of Adventure, Than An Encyclopaedia Of Whaling Lore And Legend, The Book Can Be Seen As Part Of Its Author S Lifelong Meditation On America Written With Wonderfully Redemptive Humour, Moby Dick Is Also A Profound Inquiry Into Character, Faith, And The Nature Of Perception.

[ KINDLE ] ❅ Moby-Dick or, The Whale  Author Herman Melville – Webpolitics.us
  • Paperback
  • 720 pages
  • Moby-Dick or, The Whale
  • Herman Melville
  • English
  • 22 April 2019
  • 0142437247

    10 thoughts on “[ KINDLE ] ❅ Moby-Dick or, The Whale Author Herman Melville – Webpolitics.us


  1. says:

    Where the White Whale, yo Ah, my first DBR And possibly my last, as this could be a complete shit show Approaching a review of Moby Dick in a state of sobriety just wasn t cutting it, though So let s raise our glasses to Option B, yeah I fucking love this book It took me eight hundred years to read it, but it was so, so worth it Melville s writing is impeccable The parallels he draws, even when he s seemingly pulling them out of his ass, which I swear to God he s doing, because who can f Where the White Whale, yo Ah, my first DBR And possibly my last, as this could be a complete shit show Approaching a review of Moby Dick in a state of sobriety just wasn t cutting it, though So let s raise our glasses to Option B, yeah I fucking love this book It took me eight hundred years to read it, but it was so, so worth it Melville s writing is impeccable The parallels he draws, even when he s seemingly pulling them out of his ass, which I swear to God he s doing, because who can find this ...


  2. says:

    LISA Dad, you can t take revenge on an animal That s the whole point of Moby Dick.HOMER Oh Lisa, the point of Moby Dick is be yourself The Simpsons, Season 15, Episode 5, The Fat and the Furriest There, there Stop your crying You didn t like Herman Melville s Moby Dick You didn t even finish it I m here to tell you, that s okay You re still a good person You will still be invited to Thanksgiving dinner You won t be arrested, incarcerated, or exiled You will not be shunned exce LISA Dad, you can t take revenge on an animal That s the whole point of Moby Dick.HOMER Oh Lisa, the point of Moby Dick is be yourself The Simpsons, Season 15, Episode 5, The Fat and the Furriest There, there Stop your crying You didn t like Herman Melville s Moby Dick You didn t even finish it I m here to tell you, that s okay You re still a good person You will still be invited to Thanksgiving dinner You won t be arrested, incarcerated, or exiled You will not be shunned except by English majors they will shun you Your family and friends will still love you or at least stand you Your dog will still be loyal your cat, though, will remain indifferent Moby Dick can be a humbling experience Even if you get through it, you may be desperately asking yourself things ...


  3. says:

    UPDATED I re read Moby Dick following my research trips to the whaling museums of New Bedford and Nantucket whaling museums The particular edition I read from University of California Press is HIGHLY recommended as the typeface is extremely agreeable to the eyes and the illustrations are subtle and instructive without ever interfering or drawing attention away from the story Perhaps that s where the latent interest grew deep in my soul as regards the whaling museums and since life offered me UPDATED I re read Moby Dick following my research trips to the whaling museums of New Bedford and Nantucket whaling museums The particular edition I read from University of California Press is HIGHLY recommended as the typeface is extremely agreeable to the eyes and the illustrations are subtle and instructive without ever interfering or drawing attention away from the story Perhaps that s where the latent interest grew deep in my soul as regards the whaling museums and since life offered me recently the opportunity to see and enjoy both, I grabbed at the chance and am so glad to have done so This reading of Melville is so muchinteresting having now...


  4. says:

    So, Herman Melville s Moby Dick is supposed by many to be the greatest Engligh language novel ever written, especially among those written in the Romantic tradition Meh.It s not that I don t get that there s a TON of complexity, subtlety, and depth to this book about a mad captain s quest for revenge against a great white whale And on the surface it s even a pretty darn good adventure story And, honestly, Melville s prose is flowing, elegant, and as beautiful as any writing can possibly be I So, Herman Melville s Moby Dick is supposed by many to be the greatest Engligh language novel ever written, especially among those written in the Romantic tradition Meh.It s...


  5. says:

    i tried.Both ends of the line are exposed the lower end terminating in an eye splice or loop coming up from the bottom against the side of the tub, and hanging over its edge completely disengaged from everything This arrangement of the lower end is necessary on two accounts First In order to facilitate the fastening to it of an additional line from a neighboring boat, in case the stricken whale should sound so deep as to threaten to carry off the entire line originally attached to the harpoo i tried.Both ends of the line are exposed the lower end terminating in an eye splice or loop coming up from the bottom against the side of the tub, and hanging over its edge completely disengaged from everything This arrangement of the lower end is necessary on two accounts First In order to facilitate the fast...


  6. says:

    I hate this book so much It is impossible to ignore the literary merit of this work though it is, after all, a piece of innovative literature Melville broke narrative expectations when he shed the narrator Ishmael and burst through with his infinite knowledge of all things whale It was most creative, but then he pounded the reader with his knowledge of the whaling industry that could, quite literally, fill several textbooks This made the book so incredibly dull I m not being na ve towards I hate this book so much It is impossible to ignore the literary merit of this work though it is, after all, a piece of innovative literature Melville broke narrative expectations when he shed the narrator Ishmael and burst through with his infinite knowledge of all things whale It was most creative, but then he pounded the reader with his knowledge of the whaling industry that could, quite literally, fill several textbooks This made the book so incredibly dull I m not being na ve towards this book s place ...


  7. says:

    There once was a grouchy alpha whale named Moby Dick who rather than being agreeably shorn of his blubber and having lumpy sperm scooped out of his cranium like cottage cheese chose life Unlike so many shiftless, layabout sea mammals of his generation, Moby Dick did not go gentle into that good night This whale, in short, was ...


  8. says:

    Everyone eventually comes across the White Whale in one form or another The trick is to not keep its attention for too long Avast Dost thee have a five spot thou can see thyself parting ways with No Jibberjab up the wigwam Cuisinart the poopdeck What s that ye say Thou canst not make heads nor tails of what I sayeth Here then Let me take this pipe outta my mouth and stop menacing you with this harpoon Better Good.Huh No, no Ho ho I wasn t asking for money I was asking if you ve Everyone eventually comes across the White Whale in one form or another The trick is to not keep its attention for too long Avast Dost thee have a five spot thou can see thyself parting ways with No Jibberjab up the wigwam Cuisinart the poopdeck What s that ye say Thou canst not make heads nor tails of what I sayeth Here then Let me take this pipe outta my mouth and stop menacing you with this harpoon Better Good.Huh No, no Ho ho I wasn t asking for money I was asking if you ve seen the White Whale Ha ha No Okay, okay well then, do you know who famously wrote, The world seems logical to us because we have...


  9. says:

    I was that precocious brat who first read the whale esque sized Moby Dick at the age of nine Why I had my reasons, and they were twofold 1 I was in the middle of my I love Jacques Cousteau phase, and this book had a picture of a whale on the cover 2 It was on the bookshelf juuuuust above my reach, and so obviously it was good because it was clearly meant to be not for little kids, and that made my little but bloated ego very happy So, in retrospect, were War and Peace and Le P re Gori I was that precocious brat who first read the whale esque sized Moby Dick at the age of nine Why I had my reasons, and they were twofold 1 I was in the middle of my I love Jacques Cousteau phase, and this book had a picture of a whale on the cover 2 It was on the bookshelf juuuuust above my reach, and so obviously it was good because it wa...


  10. says:

    Call me Ishmael OK, even those who have not read Melville s words, know about this iconic beginning Why Ishmael Why not Consider the subtleness of the sea how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks Consider, once , the universal cannibalis Call me Ishmael OK, even those who have not read Melville s words, know about this iconic beginning Why Ishmael Why not Consider the subtleness of the sea how its most dreaded creatures glide under water, unapparent for the most part, and treacherously hidden beneath the loveliest tints of azure Consider also the devilish brilliance and beauty of many of its most remorseless tribes, as the dainty embellished shape of many species of sharks Consider, once , the universal cannibalism of the sea all whose creatures prey upon each other, carrying on eternal war since the world began This is first and foremost a novel about the sea and men upon the sea Melville, like Conrad, ...

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