Narrative Voice in Moby Dick

Call him a reliable narrator! Ishmael is the focus of a lesson that asks readers to analyze the complex character of Herman Melville's narrator as he is introduced in the first chapter of Moby Dick.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have groups research the three fates: Clotho, spinner; Lachesis, allotter; and Atropos, inflexible
Classroom Considerations
  • The first in a three-lesson unit on Herman Melville's Moby Dick
  • Requires copies of two worksheets
  • Includes a teacher version of the two worksheets
  • None
Common Core