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Moby-Dick<br />Written by: Herman Melville<br />
Background Information<br />Moby-Dick was published in 1851<br />It was based on two whaling events<br />The sinking of th...
Picture of Moby-Dick<br />
Setting<br />Manhattan<br />
Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />
Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />The Pequod<br />
Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />The Pequod<br />Pacific Ocean<br />
Manhattan<br />Where Ishmael is from<br />
Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />
Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />Meets Queequeg<br />
Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />Meets Queequeg<br />Befriends Queequeg<br />
The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />
The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />Ahab is capatain<br />
The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />Ahab is capatain<br />Strong ship<br />
Pacific Ocean<br />Where they find Moby-Dick<br />
Pacific Ocean<br />Where they find Moby-Dick<br />Most of the story takes place there<br />
Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />
Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />
Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />Moby-Dick<br />
Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />Moby-Dick<br />Harpooneers(Queequeg, Tashtego, Daggoo, Fedallah)<br />
Ishmael<br />The main character<br />
Ishmael<br />The main character<br />Orphan<br />
Ishmael<br />The main character<br />Orphan<br />Was a teacher<br />
Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />
Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />
Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />Prostectic leg made from a whale jaw<br />
Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />Prostectic leg made from a whale jaw<br ...
Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />
Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />Sunk many ships<br />
Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />Sunk many ships<br />Nemisis of Ahab<br />
Moby-Dick<br />
Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />
Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />All from different parts of the world <br />
Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />All from different parts of the world <br />All extreemely good harpooneers<br />
Harpoons<br />
Plot	<br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />
Plot	<br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />
Plot	<br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be huntin...
Plot<br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be hunting...
Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be hunting the white...
Random Cool Sea Creature<br />
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  1. 1. Moby-Dick<br />Written by: Herman Melville<br />
  2. 2. Background Information<br />Moby-Dick was published in 1851<br />It was based on two whaling events<br />The sinking of the whaling ship Essex when a large whale rammed the side of the ship and sunk it.<br />The killing of an albino sperm whale that had dozens of harpoons in it and had sunk more than one ship<br />
  3. 3. Picture of Moby-Dick<br />
  4. 4. Setting<br />Manhattan<br />
  5. 5. Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />
  6. 6. Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />The Pequod<br />
  7. 7. Setting<br />Manhattan<br />Masssachusetts<br />The Pequod<br />Pacific Ocean<br />
  8. 8. Manhattan<br />Where Ishmael is from<br />
  9. 9. Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />
  10. 10. Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />Meets Queequeg<br />
  11. 11. Masssachusetts<br />Where Ishmael goes to sign onto a whaling ship<br />Meets Queequeg<br />Befriends Queequeg<br />
  12. 12. The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />
  13. 13. The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />Ahab is capatain<br />
  14. 14. The Pequod<br />The whaling ship Ishmael signs on to<br />Ahab is capatain<br />Strong ship<br />
  15. 15. Pacific Ocean<br />Where they find Moby-Dick<br />
  16. 16. Pacific Ocean<br />Where they find Moby-Dick<br />Most of the story takes place there<br />
  17. 17. Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />
  18. 18. Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />
  19. 19. Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />Moby-Dick<br />
  20. 20. Main Characters<br />Ishmael<br />Ahab<br />Moby-Dick<br />Harpooneers(Queequeg, Tashtego, Daggoo, Fedallah)<br />
  21. 21. Ishmael<br />The main character<br />
  22. 22. Ishmael<br />The main character<br />Orphan<br />
  23. 23. Ishmael<br />The main character<br />Orphan<br />Was a teacher<br />
  24. 24. Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />
  25. 25. Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />
  26. 26. Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />Prostectic leg made from a whale jaw<br />
  27. 27. Ahab<br />Tyrant Captain of the Pequod<br />Missing a leg from the knee down<br />Prostectic leg made from a whale jaw<br />Intense hatred tword Moby-Dick<br />
  28. 28. Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />
  29. 29. Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />Sunk many ships<br />
  30. 30. Moby-Dick<br />Giant albino sperm whale<br />Sunk many ships<br />Nemisis of Ahab<br />
  31. 31. Moby-Dick<br />
  32. 32. Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />
  33. 33. Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />All from different parts of the world <br />
  34. 34. Harpooneers<br />All pagan <br />All from different parts of the world <br />All extreemely good harpooneers<br />
  35. 35. Harpoons<br />
  36. 36. Plot <br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />
  37. 37. Plot <br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />
  38. 38. Plot <br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be hunting the white whale<br />
  39. 39. Plot<br />Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be hunting the white whale<br />Finds the whale <br />
  40. 40. Whale eats Ahabs Leg<br />Ahab swears revenge<br />Forms a crew, but doesn’t tell them they will only be hunting the white whale<br />Finds the whale <br />The End<br />
  41. 41. Random Cool Sea Creature<br />

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