Criticism

The Oedipus Complex of a Nation in Flux

Reading it specifically in the context of the current societal struggles and apparently widespread cultural conflicts occurring in the United States today, the myth imbues the reader with a redoubled vigilance.”

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Criticism

Can We Read Moby Dick?

(© 13/Last Resort/Ocean/Corbis)

But, as I found myself stumbling in my response to my sister, a more elemental question arose: Can we read Moby Dick?”

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