Moby-Dick offers some of the most widely known symbols in American literature. Like the themes in the novel, the symbols are ambiguous in enriching ways.
A summary of Symbols in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Symbols are objects, characters, figures, and colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts.
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