Moby Dick Quote Analysis

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“A ship is safe in harbor, but that is not what ships are for” (shed), is a quote that defines the definition of taking risks. For someone to be able to discover life it is necessary to get out of the comfort zone and explore life. This quote both relates to the idea of a non-fiction to a fiction life. This quote implies to both my personal life and Moby Dick. The quote relates itself by achieving the idea of setting a goal, stubbornness, and death. In the beginning of the movie Dick the audience itself sees as the main character tries to go whale hunting and trying to convince the sailor to let him hunt as he wants to see life. In the movie one of the statement stated is “I know not at all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go laughing” (Melville). This meaning that his passion for hunting whales is bigger than his life. Just as Ahab the main character, to me that life risking Goal is to be able to go to a university. Not a university, but the University of Berkeley. This goal is life risking as it tends for me to have more homework and less hours of sleep. Not only less hours of sleep but maybe has life held another turn as I am close to accomplishing my goals.…show more content…
To be able to hunt whales that person needs to be equipped with the right body type. In one of the scenes in Moby Dick the audience is able to watch as Ahab struggles to pull the ropes of the ship to only see that his hands are cut. This demonstrates that Ahab goal is greater than his life. To be able to go to the University of Berkeley there is a certain amount of stubbornness that needs to be accounted to reach that goal. The stubbornness might not include getting cut with ropes but may include being stubborn with grades and homework. The only ripping of ropes that can exist are the failure of a test or

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