Don’t Call Me Ishmael


Michael Gerard Bauer

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Don’t Call Me Ishmael Symbols


Ishmael’s relationship to the novel Moby-Dick represents his transformation from feeling insecure and powerless to confident and in control of his life. When readers first meet Ishmael, he believes that all his problems in…

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