Moby-Dick Summary
Herman Melville

Everything you need to understand or teach Moby-Dick by Herman Melville.

  • Moby-Dick Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 eBook
  • 8 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 4 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
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  • 30 Moby-Dick Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Moby-Dick Summary

Now admired as a masterpiece of American literature and considered one of the greatest novels of all time, Moby-Dick was published to unfavorable reviews, and its author, Herman Melville, was subsequently unable to make a living as a writer. He wrote just three more novels after Moby-Dick and then retired from literary life, working as a customs officer, writing poems, a novella, and a few short stories. Not until the 1920s were the...

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