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Herman Melville, Moby-Dick Introduction to American Literature I November 17, 2010 Professor Iannini Rutgers University
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Gut” Questions : 1.What is wrong with Ahab? 1.Why does the crew “consent” to hunt the white whale, if consent is even the right word for what they do? 1.Why does Ishmael “consent” to hunt the white whale?
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Literary Critical Questions : 1.How is the novel different formally when Ishamael is in control of the narrative as opposed to when Ahab is in control? 1.What ideas of agency are being explored or dramatized by the novel?
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AGENCY
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Lay not up treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and
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Unformatted text preview: steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.--Matthew 6:19-21 MANIFEST DESTINY COSMOPOLITANISM The idea, opposed to nationalism, that all kinds of human ethnic groups belong to a single community based on a shared morality ANARCHARSIS CLOOTZ-During the French Revolution, in 1790, appeared before the National Constituent Assembly with thirty-six foreigners to argue for the establishment of a universal family nations.- Became known as “the orator of the human race”...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course ENGLISH 227 taught by Professor Iannini during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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