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  1. Thread: Moby!

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    Battleship Potemkin is one of the greatest films...

    Battleship Potemkin is one of the greatest films in the world. Iīm sure you will like it if you take the time to watch it, Sancho.
  2. Thread: Moby!

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    Wonderfully told, Sancho! But donīt let bounty read that post, as the rescue of rat Ahab isnīt possible any more.
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    Lol! Poor Mrs. Sancho! Good point about the...

    Lol! Poor Mrs. Sancho! Good point about the language as descriptive of the main characters.

    One thing I forgot about Moby is also how much humor it contained. The opening chapters when Ishmael...
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    Congratulations for finishing the book, Sancho!...

    Congratulations for finishing the book, Sancho! You are a very quick reader!
    I fully agree to your analysis of the Gaza conflict and how it compares with this exaggerated whaling expedition. Ishmael...
  5. Thread: Moby!

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    @Poppin I wasn't aware that Captain Ahab was so...

    @Poppin
    I wasn't aware that Captain Ahab was so Shakespearian, but in his madness and desperate determination he is a very dramatic character indeed. He is certainly "tragically great" and as such...
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    I simply love how ample this interchange is...

    I simply love how ample this interchange is getting Sancho and poppin. One theme that called my attention and that seems so very current, is this mad insistence in a self-destructive war, started out...
  7. Thread: Moby!

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    Moby Dick isnīt just a book. Itīs a particular world with itīs particular laws and you can be almost swallowed by it. Or not. You can put an cautious toe into it and say: "Heck, this is not for it."...
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    Thanks for the link, bounty,I'm going to check it...

    Thanks for the link, bounty,I'm going to check it out.
    Forums are drying out indeed Sancho probably because of the social nets. I think the homeworkers of Litnet have also wandered away. What I...
  9. Thread: Moby!

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    From me too!

    From me too!
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    Itīs a beautiful poem, poppin. I put the link on #40 because the poem is large. Some parallels there to Moby Dick.
  11. Thread: Moby!

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    Here is a link to the The Rime of the Ancient...

    Here is a link to the The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (text of 1834)
    BY SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE:https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43997/the-rime-of-the-ancient-mariner-text-of-1834

    "He...
  12. Thread: Moby!

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    "Do not kill baby seals, whales, or manatees" I...

    "Do not kill baby seals, whales, or manatees" I like this one.
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    You are right, bounty. It's Israel and not...

    You are right, bounty. It's Israel and not Ismael. Thanks for the correction.
  14. Thread: Moby!

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    Thanks, bounty! Just had a look at the first...

    Thanks, bounty! Just had a look at the first chapters, the book has many funny passages. Loved the language.

    If anyone wants it , I found this link with several options of download:...
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    "bounty-Ishmael is not a revered figure in...

    "bounty-Ishmael is not a revered figure in Christendom (nor apparently in Judaism) and very broadly speaking, in so much as he can be traced to present day arab nations and islam, the current state...
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    I'm enjoying all your comments on this opportune...

    I'm enjoying all your comments on this opportune thread. Like bounty I won't reread this book, which I probably read more than fifty years ago on account of it being a regular door stopper. But if...
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