[PDF] Mocha Dick Or the White Whale of the Pacific Author J.N. Reynolds


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  • Mocha Dick Or the White Whale of the Pacific
  • J.N. Reynolds
  • English
  • 09 September 2019
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7 thoughts on “Mocha Dick Or the White Whale of the Pacific

  1. says:

    After reading Melville's Moby Dick and thoroughly enjoying it I thought it was only right to follow up with this short read from Reynolds from his exploration It's clear to see how closely related and how much infl

  2. says:

    Read for personal research found this book's contents helpful and inspiringA good book for the researcher and enthusiast f

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    A short account of the fury and supposed end of Mocha Dick a monstrous white whale upon which Herman Melville based Moby Dick Information on this historic whale is not easy to find and even this account based on eyewitness reports is rather simplified and cleaned upConsidering there was at least one report of Mocha Dick after his alleged death the tales of a huge white sperm whale evading capture and smashing w

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    Adenaline raising taleThis uick read an inspiration for Herman Melville's Moby Dick tells of a harrowing event in a career known as whaling The descriptions of the chaos involved in killing whales offered a glimpse into this occupation although many would find it heartless than breathless

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    More and with being on the internet you come across intriguing things such as albino whales These rare specimens

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    This article served as Herman Melville's i

  7. says:

    Interesting story It has been a while since I read Moby Dick but I think there were a few turns of phrase taken almost directly from this It at least isn't hard to see how this played a part in inspiring the novel

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Mocha Dick Or the White Whale of the Pacific

F Mocha off southern Chile American explorer and author Jeremiah N Reynolds published his account Mocha Dick Or The White Whale of the Pacific A Leaf fro A short account of the fury and supposed end of Mocha Dick a monstrous white whale upon which Herman Melville based Moby Dick Information on this historic whale is not easy to find and even this account based on eyewitness reports is rather simplified and cleaned upConsidering there was at least one report of Mocha Dick after his alleged death the tales of a huge white sperm whale evading capture and smashing whaleboats beneath his flukes may have actually been the result of than one specimen

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M a Manuscript Journal in 1839 in The Knickerbocker Mocha Dick was an albino and was the inspiration for Herman Melville's 1851 novel Moby Dick Wikipedia More and with being on the internet you come across intriguing things such as albino whales These rare specimens are what fascinates people while drawing their imagination in all its array even to the point where a white whale is almost always universally tied with the infamous Moby Dick But was there an inspiration behind the story written by Herman Melville Sadly since we are talking about the 19th century great records aren t kept in many scientific ventures although stories pass down in bits and pieces to us We have lost so much so I am happy to see someone chose to print out this from a periodical of the time even though it only teases us with small bare facts of the actual beast while still providing mankind with a tale that cannot be bypassed by other events Within these short pages you are introduced to a peculiar looking first mate who tells of his greatest triumph on the seas by killing the infamous devil fish Mocha Dick terror of the Pacific whalers You hear the art of whaling from the whaler the adventures the dangers the thrill and the excitement of being able to best Nature in all her glory while the author then glorifies that it is whaling that brings the best of traits out in mankind as he ends his recollections of this story being told to him Although I haven t read Moby Dick I know enough that I can pick up where the influences have been pulled from this account to help make that book And now I am going to be moving on to that particular novel kiddie s version next but armed with the knowledge there was an actual true inspiration who fought for his kind just as much as we fight for our own

Summary Mocha Dick Or the White Whale of the Pacific

Mocha Dick was a notorious male sperm whale that lived in the Pacific Ocean in the early 19th century usually encountered in the waters near the island o Read for personal research found this book s contents helpful and inspiringA good book for the researcher and enthusiast found this book s contents helpful and inspiring number rating relates to the book s contribution to my needs