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the idealists and their idealism, he has portrayed the image of a hard core idealist who is converted to a realist through the experiences that he goes through. With Moby Dick, he used the powerful tool of imaginative fantasy to capture the attention of his readers. In Captain Ahab, driven relentlessly to hunt down the huge white whaleMoby Dick, which had destroyed his leg, Melville created one of the great figures of literature; in the book as a whole, he produced one of the finest novels written by an American, comparable. When Claggart presents his accusations of Billy Budd to Vere, he orders that Billy be brought to him at once. Billy Budd killed another seaman, and this was a crime that had to be punished.
Bartlebys employer, the narrator of the story, has several walls of his own to break out. That the condemned one suffered less that he who mainly had effected the condemnation was apparently indicated by the former s exclamation (pg. Cereno personifies nature, seeing it as a benevolent force that acts deliberately for the good of humanity. This book, Melville said, was broiled in hellfire. Ahabs legs at the knee. Vere represented the order in society, and society as a whole. He taught school and then sailed for the South Seas in 1841 on the whaler Acushnet. It is my conclusion that Maria Melville never committed herself emotionally to her husband, but remained primarily attached to the well off Gansevoort family. The most impressive of these sections are the rhetorically magnificent sermon delivered before sailing and the soliloquies of the mates; lengthy?flats? As such he is as focused on leaving an impression on his readers as any other writer on the writing block. Whether or not Melville is an anti-transcendentalist is a question to be pondered over.