Moby Dick And Capture The Beast Essay
3. Point of view- The book itself is narrated by a man named Ishmael as he journeys to become a sailor on the Pequod with Captain Ahab in search of Moby Dick. Ishmael tends to talk through himself and his version of events, but sometimes he skips into third person when letting other characters in the book have a piece in which they speak.
1. Setting- The story Moby Dick takes place among Captain Ahab and the crew of the Pequod in the 1830’s or 1840’s. The ship ventures to and from the Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans searching for the mysterious white whale that stole the leg of Captain Ahab.
5. Tone- The tone of this adventure is more or less dramatic and also mysterious in most everyway, as the characters and the adventure itself is tangled with mysteries, madness, and everything in between. As Captain Ahab’s character is slowly entangled the readers can tell that he is a fairly complicated man and though much was learned of Ahab he took many secrets to the deep with him when he died.
6. Style- The style of the…