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The Angry, Arrogant Leader

Shortly after Captain Ahab makes his first appearance in Moby-Dick, we get an insight into an aspect of his leadership style. It’s night time… 1,051 more words

Captain Ahab

I look down deep and do believe

(Ahab) “Oh, grassy glades! oh, ever vernal endless landscapes in the soul; in ye,–though long parched by the dead drought of the earthly life,–in ye, men yet may roll, like young horses in new morning clover; and for some few fleeting moments, feel the cool dew of life immortal in them. 240 more words


#TCMoby, Week Fourteen: Heads or Tails

The laws of fast-fish and loose-fish did not end in last week’s section of #TCMoby. A whale captured on the coast of England must be given to the royalty, the head to the king, and the tail to the queen. 267 more words

21st Century Literature

A whale of a tale

The weekend before last, J and I went to the Charlestown Navy Yard to see the Charles W. Morgan, the world’s last remaining wooden whaling ship. 1,131 more words


Of Digressions and Self-Discipline

I’m one of those rare few who would actually read Moby Dick again.

Moby Dick

Book Reviews

The Wasted Right Hand of the Leader

For every knight, there is a squire. They are the stewards, the attendants, the equerries, the aides. They work behind the scenes, carrying shields, replacing swords, caring for horses. 776 more words

Captain Ahab