The whaling ship in "Moby Dick" was named the Pequod. The Pequod is a worn, 19th-century Nantucket whaling ship. Most Nantucket whaling ships at the time were three-masted like the Pequod. However, all three masts on the... More »

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The name of the boat in "Moby Dick" is the Pequod, which is also the name of a Native American tribe that lived in the northeastern United States. More »

Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein," Mark Twain's "the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" and Herman Mellville's "Moby-Dick" are generally considered to be excellent works of fiction. All three writers are American. More »

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The name of the boat in "Moby Dick" is the Pequod, which is also the name of a Native American tribe that lived in the northeastern United States. More »

Beowulf, the main character in the epic poem of the same name, is often considered brave because of his pursuit of battles against supernatural beasts. This includes his battle with the monster Grendel, Grendel’s mother ... More »

Anna Sewell's 1877 novel "Black Beauty" is an autobiographical memoir told by the horse who gives the book its name that starts with the horse's whimsical days as a young colt before moving on toward tough times hauling ... More »

Queen Grimhilde is the name of the queen in "Snow White." In the Disney film "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," she is simply referred to as "The Queen." More »