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Abeka American Literature Quiz 8

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Moby Dick
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America’s only epic
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Ishmael
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narrator of Moby Dick
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Starbuck
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Captain Ahab’s first mate
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Fedallah
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became entangled in the ship’s lines and drowned
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Moby Dick’s odor
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first caused the men to realize that the whale was nearby
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his family
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of whom Captain Ahab spoke longingly to Starbuck at the story’s opening
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Starbuck
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said “Shall we keep chasing this murderous fish till he swamps the last man? . . . Oh, oh—Impiety and blasphemy to hunt him more!”
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Captain Ahab
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tossed overboard by Moby Dick on the first day
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Ishmael
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the only survivor of the shipwreck of the “Pequod”
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“actions with wrong motives lead to destruction”
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theme of “Moby Dick”