CliffsNotes on Melville's Moby-Dick

CliffsNotes on Melville's Moby-Dick

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Overview

CliffsNotes on Melville's Moby-Dick by Stanley P Baldwin, Stanley P. (Ed.) Baldwin, Herman Melville


The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on Moby-Dick, you follow along this great American novel; the turbulent and adventurous story of a sea captain's obsession with a white whale.

This study guide shares a story about defiance, friendship, duty, and death — all immersed in symbolism, such as the white whale, itself. You'll gain comfort with the dark and complicated plot as you move through critical commentaries on each of the novel's 135 chapters. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author, Herman Melville
  • Analyses of the characters
  • Introduction to the novel
  • A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics
  • A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764586644
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 11/06/2000
Series: Cliffs Notes Series
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 663,199
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author


STANLEY P. BALDWIN received his M.A. in English from the University of Kentucky. He is a writer and teacher living in Nebraska.

Table of Contents


Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

Critical Commentaries.

Chapters 1-2.

Chapter 3.

Chapters 4-7.

Chapters 8-9.

Chapters 10-12.

Chapters 13-15.

Chapter 16.

Chapters 17-20.

Chapters 21-23.

Chapters 24-25.

Chapters 26-27.

Chapter 28.

Chapters 29-31.

Chapters 32-35.

Chapter 36.

Chapters 37-40.

Chapters 41-42.

Chapters 43-45.

Chapters 46-49.

Chapters 50-51.

Chapters 52-54.

Chapters 55-60.

Chapters 61-66.

Chapters 67-70.

Chapter 71.

Chapters 72-73.

Chapters 74-80.

Chapter 81.

Chapters 82-86.

Chapters 87-90.

Chapters 91-92.

Chapter 93.

Chapters 94-98.

Chapters 99-100.

Chapters 101-105.

Chapters 106-108.

Chapter 109.

Chapter 110.

Chapters 111-114.

Chapter 115.

Chapters 116-119.

Chapters 120-124.

Chapters 125-127.

Chapter 128.

Chapters 129-132.

Chapters 133-135.

Epilogue.

Character Analyses.

Critical Essays.

CliffsNotes Review.

CliffsNotes Resource Center.

Index.

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