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Herman Melville, Moby-Dick Introduction to American Literature I November 16, 2011 Professor Iannini Rutgers University
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Quiz : (answer any 3) 1.After the Pequod’s life-buoy is destroyed, what does Queequeg suggest that they replace it with? 2.When Ishmael is rescued at the end of the novel, what is he floating on? 3.In the last section of the novel, Ahab has two new things made for him, one by the carpenter and one by the blacksmith. Tell me about one of them. 1.Ishmael is rescued by a ship called the Rachel. What do we know about this ship? 1.Near the beginning of the novel, what was the surname of the owner of the Spouter Inn? 1.Fill in the blank of this sentence from the first chapter of the novel: “Whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul; whenever I find myself involuntarily pausing before ______ warehouses, and bringing up the rear of every funeral I meet . . . “
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It so chanced, that after the Parsee's disappearance, I was he whom the Fates ordained to take the place of Ahab's bowsman, when that bowsman assumed the vacant post; the same, who, when on the last day the three men were tossed from out of the rocking boat, was dropped astern. So, floating on the margin of the ensuing scene , and in full sight of it, when the halfspent suction of the sunk ship reached me, I was then, but slowly, drawn towards the closing vortex. When I reached it, it had subsided to a creamy
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This note was uploaded on 11/20/2011 for the course LITERTURE 350:227 taught by Professor Iannini during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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