Melville, ''Benito Cereno''
In Keesey, Appendix B. This is a long story, written in a style that will require some concentration. Don't leave this until the last minute.
Excerpt: I couldn't help noticing all of the references to light and dark, black and white in this story. It seems exaggerated at certain points, but I made several notes about the ways in which the contrast was employed and the...
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Excerpt: Benito Cereno, Melville Literary Criticism--EL312...
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Excerpt: "The ship seems unreal; these strange costumes, gestures, and faces, but a shadowy tableau just emerged from the deep, which directly must receive back what it gave." (491) If something seems too good to be true (or too strange), it...
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Excerpt: Whether this haggardness had aught to do with criminality, could not be determined; since, as intense heat and cold, though unlike, produce like sensations, so innocence and guilt, when, through casual association with mental pain, stamping any visible...
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Excerpt: Melville, ''Benito Cereno'' -- Jerz EL312 (Literary Criticism)...
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Excerpt: I can not believe the incredible feelings of foreshadow I have while reading this story. Melville does an incredible job at having hte reader second-guess everything that is going on by having Captian Delano continually think that something is occuring...
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Excerpt: Ok, well, I have saved this entry for last because I feel utterly lost as how to best "engage directly in this week’s critical approach." But, I'm going to give it my best shot...wish me luck! "From no train of...
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