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Moby Dick and its Biblical Allusions

Title: Moby Dick and its Biblical Allusions
Category: /Literature
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Moby Dick and its Biblical Allusions
"Biblical Aspect of Moby Dick" 4/5/02 Moby Dick is a novel filled with many biblical allusions, and I feel strongly that there are certain characters in the book that portray biblical characters or express the same situations in the Bible. In the beginning of the book, Father Mapple gives a sermon to the sailors about Jonah and the whale. This story in itself has much symbolism and starts the book off with the notion that God …showed first 75 words of 1192 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 1192 total…story and also biblical allusions to give more sense to build the climax of the story. I feel I have proven to you that these three characters, Moby Dick, Ishmael, and Captain Ahab were all linked to characters in the bible. Depending on how deeply you look into the story, you can find that symbolism lies everywhere in this book and that is why it is the "smartest" book for a high-school student to read.

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