Moby Dick

Moby Dick chapter 132?

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Why do you think Ishmael titled this chapter "The Symphony"? How is the crew of the Pequod like a symphony orchestra?

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Ishmael rejoices in the beautiful day and imagines that the air and its creatures are feminine and the sea and its creatures masculine, with the two realms embracing each other like a married couple.

Ahab, keeping watch on deck, seems also to be affected by the "enchanted air" (132.7). He drops a single tear over the side of the ship into the sea. The natural elements seem to work like God's orchestra.