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_____ 1. Stubb dreamed that
A. he had kicked Ahab and his own leg fell off
_____ 2. Starbuck declared
A. "Down, dog, and kennel!"
_____ 3. One rumor about Moby-Dick was that
A. he was two hundred years old
_____ 4. One of the examples of whiteness to which Melville referred was
A. the color of the U.S. flag
_____ 5. When a lookout spotted a whale, he shouted
A. "Man your boats!"
_____ 6. A "gam" is
A. a lance used to finish off a dying whale
_____ 7. The sperm whale was considered more highly than
A. the right whale
_____ 8. When Pip's mind was affected, Melville said
A. "He embraced madness as 'twere his brother"
_____ 9. Captain Boomer and Captain Ahab had both
A. sailed together as apprentice whalers
_____ 10. Ahab was cautioned by Starbuck
A. "Let Ahab beware Ahab"
11. In what way does Melville show Ahab to be a hero?
12. Discuss the significance of the chapter "The Doubloon."
13. What purposes do the "gams" serve in Moby-Dick?Table of Contents | Message Board | Printable Version