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by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick Assignments & Activities

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Objective: Students think critically about Melville's depiction of whaling in Moby-Dick. By debating whether Melville...
Objective: Students work in groups to "boil down" Moby-Dick, trimming the blubber and isolating the essentials, by cre...