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This statement is also fitting in Ishmael Chamber's case. ... At this point in time Ishmael feels their relationship will work, but the arrival of war changed everything. ... Since his rejection by Hatsue, Ishmael fails to resume his normal mental state. ... During their meeting at the beach, Ishmael tells Hatsue that he " is a dying person"(334), and wants to hold Hatsue. ... It was not until the revealing of the lighthouse report where Ishmael finally redeems himself. ...
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Ishmael SummaryDavid Quinn's book Ishmael is a fiction book with sobering relevance to the world we live in today and the direction it is going. ... Ishmael was put into a large gazebo with a scenic view where he was taught by the old man and renamed Ishmael. ... Ishmael also tutored the old man's daughter, who was later responsible for setting up Ishmael's office when the old man died. Once in his office setup, Ishmael began teaching. ... To save Gorilla, Ishmael knows he must first save man....
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Ishmael and Hatsue meet when they are children. ... Hatsue is aware of this much more earlier than Ishmael. ... For Hatsue, she reacts to Ishmael, and she does not think as deep of their love as Ishmael. ... At that point, Hatsue finally realizes she does not love Ishmael, while Ishmael is as sure as ever of his love. ... She writes a letter to Ishmael, "I don't love you, Ishmael. ...
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Moby DickThe character of Ishmael had a critical impact on the novel. ... When reading the novel, I as the reader, connected the character of Ishmael to my mother; therefore, more clearly understood Ishmael's attitude. Ishmael's character gives the reader someone to relate to and to identify. ... Ishmael is a man who seeks what is best described as "inner peace." ... By relating Ishmael to my mother throughout the novel, I understood where Ishmael was coming from with his thoughts, feelings, and attitudes. ...
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The story of Ishmael by Daniel Quinn is certainly one of the most compelling and interesting books I have ever read. ... Ishmael said that we take more than what we need, but he calls it a tragic flaw. ... We don't see Washington as a radical in the same way that we don't see the first of the "Takers" as locusts in the fashion that Ishmael did. ... Ishmael addressed very good points about many topics, but he conveniently forgot to mention the good things about living in a civilized society. ...
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Moby DickThe character of Ishmael had a critical impact on the novel. ... When reading the novel, I as the reader, connected the character of Ishmael to my mother; therefore, more clearly understood Ishmael's attitude. Ishmael's character gives the reader someone to relate to and to identify. ... Ishmael is a man who seeks what is best described as "inner peace." ... By relating Ishmael to my mother throughout the novel, I understood where Ishmael was coming from with his thoughts, feelings, and attitudes. ...
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However, Ishmael noticed a shipmate that stood out... Also, when Ishmael wakes Queequeg up to get his arm off him, Queequeg does so in a polite manner, even after Ishmael rudely wakes him up. Queequeg respects Ishmael like a brother, and Ishmael feels the same. Eventually, Queequeg feels so comfortable with Ishmael that he gives half of everything he owns to Ishmael. ... Even Ishmael and Queequeg were there although they knew no one there. ...
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Ishmael Analysis[1] The book begins and ends with this double proposition: (a) We hold the world captive, and (b) We are captives also: domesticated animals. (Pg 25)Ishmael is, according to Quinn, the textbook of escape (Pg 26-26)[2] There is some small thing we are all being lied to about, but how can we tell what it is? ...
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What does the word itself, given diplomatically to the narrator's people by Ishmael at the beginning of their sessions, mean? ... Ishmael's response was non-pitiful and referred to Taker culture's own "heavily loaded" terms, civilized and uncivilized. ...
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Ishmael Questions1/31/01One, 3- During the Great Depression, the zoo needed to downsize and, instead of killing the primates,they sold Ishmael to a menagerie. By the change in the environment Ishmael began to realizethat the tourists were visiting him, began to realize that the people recognized him as Goliath andhe therefore had an identity, and also this is where he met Mr. ...
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In the novel Moby Dick, Ishmael is saved while the rest of the Pequod's crew die at sea. ... Ishmael makes the same pledge the rest of the crew makes and yet he becomes thelone survivor of the Pequod's crew. ... Queequegtakes the position as the savior for Ishmael. Through him, Ishmael will be entered backinto the "joint stock company," even though Queequeg will die.Melville's ultimate point regarding Ahab's concept of the human condition is thatmaybe it is God who compels us to do the things we do and that we do not control ourown decisions. ...
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During this trial, many memories are remembered by Ishmael. ... Ishmael and Hatsues’ relationship starts whenthey are children. ... Ishmael and Hatsue keep in touch with letter, butHatsue soon realizes the affair can not go on any longer. ... Also noticed is Ishmael and Hatsue donot speak to each other in public.In the end, Kazuo is released due to new evidence found by Ishmael. ... ” She is extremely gratefulfor Ishmael proving Kazous’ innocence. ...
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Ishmael's role in the hunt for "Moby Dick" is to interpret what is happening. ... Ishmael befriends Queequeg who is a cannibal. ... When Ishmael finally saw Ahab he had shivers run through his body. ... The conflict that Ishmael experienced was that he saw how Ahab was such an evil man and that Ishmael was a good natured man and did not want to be corrupted by Ahab. To resolve this conflict Ishmael stayed away from Ahab. ...
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Ishmael's role in the hunt for "Moby Dick" is to interpret what is happening. ... Ishmael befriends Queequeg who is a cannibal. ... When Ishmael finally saw Ahab he had shivers run through his body. ... The conflict that Ishmael experienced was that he saw how Ahab was such an evil man and that Ishmael was a good natured man and did not want to be corrupted by Ahab. To resolve this conflict Ishmael stayed away from Ahab. ...
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It compares Joanna to Ishmael more than Joanna and Captain Ahab I think because if you think about it the wale spared Joanna life and Ishmael is the only one who survived. ... When they first ship of and Ishmael burns his hand on the rope and then they pour alcohol on them and make him drink some of the alcohol it was almost as if they were anisheating Ishmael. ... The only ones to see through the natural phenomenon are Ishmael and Starbuck. ... The reason I think Ishmael survived is that he was the only one that did not do what the captain said because if you remember when Starbuck was pra...
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Everything except one tinydetail, Ishmael hasn't seen the captain Ahab. ... When Ishmael finally dose see captainAhab he is shocked. ... He is shocked by thepure hatred of witch Ishmael speaks of Moby Dick, thewhale who took his leg. ... Ishmael describesin great detail all actions taking place on the ship that hesees. ... Ishmael. ...
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Ishmael and Halsue would meet alone in a hollowed cedar tree. ... Ishmael Chambers struggles with his feelings during the whole book. ... At one point during the book Ishmael has a flashback that he is in love with Hatsue. ... Towards the end, Ishmael finds out information that could break the case, and put a new man on trail. ... At the end Ishmael does the right thing and tells the truth. ...
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They are not preoccupied with anything else as the takers are.In the books Ishmael and The Forest People their are some similarities in the leaver culture each one explains. ... The book Ishmael suggests that when agriculture came, human beings lost their "leaver traits". ... Ishmael also talks about how takers believe they should feed less fortunate cultures. These are some examples Ishmael uses to show the problems with the taker culture that cannot be found in the leaver culture of the pygmies....
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The novel 'Moby Dick' is the story of how Ishmael the narrator came to set sail on a fateful whaling voyage. ... As Ishmael and his friend Queequeg make their way to board the ship, they meet a haggard looking, wild-eyed man who calls himself Elijah. ... Although Ishmael has not yet met Ahab, he dismisses the Elijah's warning, and the two set sail with the Pequod on Christmas Day.Ishmael is introduced to the rest of the ship's crew: the first mate, Starbuck, the second mate, Stubb, and the third mate, Flask. ... Only Ishmael, who floats safely distant from the scene of ca...
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The secluded forests signify secrecy-which parallels the relationship between Ishmael and Hatsue. ... Ishmael and Kabuo seem to have many things in common. ... Hatsue primarily made the decision to reject Ishmaels marriage proposal due to the fact that she was forbidden to ever see him again by his mother, however she chose some Japanese whose values and behavior paralleled that of Ishmael's. Although she may have not known it, she has subconsciously picked Kabuo because he reminded her of Ishmael-therefore we know that she would have accepted Ishmael's marriage proposal if the circu...
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Ishmael's encounters with Queequeg, and their subsequent "marriage" challenges the controversial lines of male identity in the mid-nineteenth-century. ... "Homosexuality is shown most predominately in the novel when Ishmael is expected to sleep in the same bed as Queequeg, thusly producing many fears for a man with set morals, having his mind and heart turn against him in some way he is uncertain of"(Gilmore). ... The cultural system of the nineteenth-century, from a man's point of view, suggests that it is only proper to sleep in the same bed with a woman, and only a woman, thusly...
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On the other hand, Ishmael sees that the color white can mean many various and opposing things. ... Ishmael realized that the color white can represent beauty. ... Ishmael also said the white can mean spirited leadership, such as the great white steeds. ... The color white can mean a variety of things as explained by Ishmael in the chapter. ... Contrastingly, Ishmael views white in terms of duality of meaning. ...
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"Call me Ishmael". ... Ishmael is the narrator of the novel. ... As the narrator, Ishmael establishes himself as somewhat of a nobody and a normal man. ... Initially, Ishmael is swept totally into the compelling scope of Ahab's quest. ... He serves as a contrast to the grand and obsessive Ishmael. ...
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Even Hatsue as a young child feels guilt when spending time with Ishmael. ... Hatsue's mother is in shock when she finds out about her daughter's secret relationship with Ishmael. ... The ideal example of this is Ishmael. ... The physical pain of losing an arm because of "Japs" in the war is an external counterpart to internal pain that Ishmael experiences because of Hatsue. ... As a result, Kabuo is aquitted from all charges, and Ishmael is able to live at peace with his Japanese neighbors. ...
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The protagonist inthis book is Ishmael, a Christian, schoolteacher andpart-time sailor. Ishmael's role in the hunt for "Moby Dick"is to interpret what is happening. ... Ishmael befriends Queequeg who isa cannibal. ... When Ishmael finally sawAhab he had shivers run through his body. ... To resolve this conflict Ishmael stayedaway from Ahab. ...
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