Study Guide

Moby-Dick Epilogue

By Herman Melville

Epilogue

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  • Ishmael, clinging to Queequeg’s coffin-turned-life-buoy, is the only survivor of the wreck of the Pequod.
  • The Rachel collects Ishmael as it cruises back and forth searching for its own missing crew and its captain's son.

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