About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning about the settings from the novel Moby-Dick will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to review the locations that are featured in the story. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the settings in Moby-Dick
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about literature (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Moby-Dick Settings chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Moby-Dick Settings chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any literature question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about settings from Moby-Dick for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- Nantucket in Moby-Dick
- The Pequod and its journey
- Other topics related to the book's setting
1. Moby-Dick & Nantucket
This lesson describes the important role that the village of Nantucket plays in Herman Melville's 1851 classic Moby Dick, as well as how he got his information about the town and the impact that the novel has had on the town.
2. The Pequod: The Whaling Ship in Moby-Dick
The Pequod in ''Moby-Dick'' is much more than just a whaling ship or a means of transportation. We'll learn about the parts and description of the Pequod and its role in Herman Melville's novel.
3. The Pequod's Journey
This lesson follows the epic journey of the Pequod's crew, from Herman Melville's novel ''Moby-Dick.'' We will travel with them to each of their sea ports. Then, we will explore the correspondence between character and locale.
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