Posts tagged “herman melville”

  1. I had never before read anyone who understood the particular kind of fury I felt -- a fury that felt like being a teenaged girl, and being young and queer, and being hated. There was something in everyone in that book that I loved and recognised: Ishmael’s transformation -- his neediness and then “cool collected dive at death”; Queequeg’s skill; Starbuck’s terror. And in Ahab, I found the kind of madness -- almost completely forged of anger…

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  2. HROOOOOOOARRRRRRRRROOOOOOOOOGH good God in heaven what is this? HROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOARRRRRRGGGGGHHHOOOOOORROOOOOHHH it is the whale it is the whale! Bellow all you like this boat never sheers off from anything that wears the shape of a whale LOLLLLLL no it's just me Jesu Christ Ahab? lol you should have seen the look on your face my face? are you here? are you in my cabin? lol maybe my God I thought the old white bull was…

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