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by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick: Symbols True or False

1. Ahab believes the whale stands for -> All that is bad
2. The superstitious sailors believe the whale is -> Invincible
3. Pip describes the doubloon as -> Navel
4. What symbolizes a stable center? -> Ship
5. What provides the symbolic life buoy? -> Coffin