Moby Dick, Ch. 1-42 Group 1 Tone words Diction words tied to Literary Time Period Symbolism Author’s Purpose: Sermon in Chapter 9? Group 2 Irony Allusions Mythological Literary Biblical Author’s Purpose: End of Chapter 1, “…I think I can see a little into the springs and motives which being cunningly presented to me under various disguises, induced me to set about performing the part I did, besides cajoling me into the delusion that it was a choice resulting from my own unbiased freewill and discriminating judgment.” Chapter 16, why introduce the owners of the Pequod? Group 3 Characterization Foil Authors Purpose: Intro sentence? Why NOT go as a captain, cook, or passenger?