by Herman Melville
Assignments & Activities
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Sample of Assignments & Activities
Kill the Whale! Save the Whales!
Objective: Students think critically about Melville's depiction of whaling in Moby-Dick. By debating whether Melville...
Moby-Dick Abridged: Boiling Down the Blubber
Objective: Students work in groups to "boil down" Moby-Dick, trimming the blubber and isolating the essentials, by cre...