The Use Of Metaphors In Moby Dick

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Who is Herman Melville? well have you ever heard of Moby Dick? Sounds familiar now doesn’t it. I should hope so it’s only one of his biggest sellers. Herman Melville is a well known author with, 9 other notable works but there is quite more to him than just his famous work.

Herman Melville maneuvers a few metaphors into his biography directed towards “Moby Dick” that creates images along, with a sense of feeling but to also shed light and understanding behind the meaning of his metaphors. In the book “Moby Dick”, Herman Melville refers Moby
Dick as ‘White whale’ due to its broad color but could lean both towards good yet bad. It was well known that the white whale was represented as some sort of God due to its “controlling ability”. Many

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