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The Whaling’s Influence on The Environmental Movement
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The Whaling’s Influence on The Environmental Movement
The environmental movement is a vast combination of ideas centered around
conservation and green politics to address environmentally-related issues. It is worldwide,
although the sub-divisions have different missions and visions because of their large population.
The Whaling Industry has a long history pointing way back earlier than the eighteenth century.
The novel unknowingly explains how common whaling was and its influence on people such as
Ahab, who represented those obsessed with it. Melville's ability to intertwine social, physical,
and spiritual matters into a shark-obsession novel sparks the ideas of change and intellectual
curiosity. Several themes and figures of speech have been interlinked to serve as a starting point
to intellectuals of the time who initially had brushed off Melville's idea. The environmental
movement picks on knowledge, fate, effects of excessive whaling, and perception themes from
Melville's novel as strongholds for their foundation.
Moby-Dick, written during the nineteenth century, highlights a few methods on how the
ecosystem was exploited at the time. Although blacks do most of the dirty work, the whole
team's overall goal is exploitative (Osherenko, 2005). Among the characters was the black youth
called Flask. Flask was a harpooner. Due to the extent of slavery, the black man handles much of
the dirty and dangerous work. According to the setting, harpooning was. These aspects shed light
parallel to other animal exploitations that were occurring at the time. Such include the insensitive
and reckless hunting of buffalos, lions, and leopards for whatever reasons they were.
The environmental movement has a universal tough stand against such hunting practices.
In the 21st century, an obsession hunt for a whale is illegal and punishable by the law. The
movement has championed the necessity for animal conservation as part of human dignity.
Moby-Dicks novel paralleled the obsessions that people of the 19th century viewed crucial at the

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1 The Whaling’s Influence on The Environmental Movement Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation 2 The Whaling’s Influence on The Environmental Movement The environmental movement is a vast combination of ideas centered around conservation and green politics to address environmentally-related issues. It is worldwide, although the sub-divisions have different missions and visions because of their large population. The Whaling Industry has a long history pointing way back earlier than the eighteenth century. The novel unknowingly explains how common whaling was and its influence on people such as Ahab, who represented those obsessed with it. Melville's ability to intertwine social, physical, and spiritual matters into a shark-obsession novel sparks the ideas of change and intellectual curiosity. Several themes and figures of speech have been interlinked to serve as a starting point to intellectuals of the time who initially had brushed off Melville's idea. The environmental movement picks on knowledge, fate, effects of excessive whaling, and perception themes from Melville's novel as strongholds for their foundation. Moby-Dick, written during the nineteenth century, highlights a few methods on how the ecosystem was exploited at the time. Although blacks do most of the dirty work, the whole team's overall goal is exploitative (Osherenko, 2005). Among the characters was the black youth called Flask. Flask was a harpooner. Due to the extent of slavery, the black man hand ...
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