Moby-Dick
Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville
Advertisement
group rates for schools and districts
ADVERTISEMENT

Moby-Dick Chapter 97: The Lamp Summary

  • Ishmael notes that all the sailors use lots of whale oil for their lamps, so their sleeping quarters are bright at night.
  • On other types of ships, the men aren’t allowed much oil or light because it’s expensive, but since the whaling ship harvests oil, there’s plenty on board.

Next Page: Chapter 98: Stowing Down and Clearing Up
Previous Page: Chapter 96: The Try-Works

Need help with College?