Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life [Edited by George Woodcock] Quotes

This Study Guide consists of approximately 45 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Typee.
This section contains 1,031 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life [Edited by George Woodcock] Study Guide

"They say the captain will never point the ship for the land so long as he has in anticipation a mess of fresh meat. This unhappy bird can alone furnish it; and when he is once devoured, the captain will at once come to his senses." Chap. 1, p. 3

"Their appearance perfectly amazed me; their extreme of youth, the light clear brown of their complexions, their delicate features, and inexpressibly graceful figures, their softly molded limbs, and free unstudied action, seemed as strange as beautiful." Chap. 2, p. 19

"Their very name is a frightful one; for the word 'Typee' in the Marquesan dialect signifies a lover of human flesh." Chap. 4, p. 34

"A tap on the shoulder served to rouse Toby from his reverie; I found him ripe for the enterprise, and a very few words sufficed for a mutual understanding between us." Chap. 5, p. 46

"Five foaming streams, rushing through as...

(read more)

This section contains 1,031 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life [Edited by George Woodcock] Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life [Edited by George Woodcock] from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.