Symbolism in Herman Melville's Moby Dick From the Satanic to the Divine

Author: Slade, Leonard
Year:1998
Pages:72
ISBN:0-7734-8293-8
978-0-7734-8293-7
Price:79.95
Discusses various theories of the White Whale, presenting symbolic meaning and interpretation. Suitable for text use.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:
Introduction
1. The Whale as a Symbol of Satan or Evil (Whale as Symbolic of Satan; of Death; of Terror)
2. The Whale as Representative of God or Good
3. Moby Dick as a Symbol of Man's Relationship with the Universe (Whale as Symbol of Man and Fate; of Man and Self-Identification; of Man and His Awakened Consciousness; of Man's Interpretation of the Meaning of Life)
4. the Whale as a Symbol of Resurrection
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