Power Moby Dick
posted April 26, 2012 2:54 PM by James Fox
I never understood the first line of Moby Dick, "Call me Ishmael." Got it now though.
The site Power Moby Dick doesn't so much interpret Moby Dick but rather reveals the history and meaning of words in the text. Very helpful. You can make up your own mind on author's intent. Plus they have links to every conceiveable related resource on the web and beyond. Fascinating if interested in Nantucket history and that of whaling operations and their minutia. Some drawn out passages sure, but ends with more violence than several Die Hard movies. Good stuff. Also put the Whaling Museum on your list.