Premium Content The Tragic Dimension of Moby Dick: "The Specksynder"
By Anonymous - March 28, 2008
Chapter 33 of Herman Melville’s novel Moby Dick, titled “The Specksynder,” is another of those non-narrative interstitial chapters that serves to give fits to many first-time readers, but that, like the others, contains within it a symbolic and metaphorical dimension without which a comprehensive understanding of the tragic depth of the character…
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