Chapter 23. The Motive for Metaphor: Typee, Omoo, and Mardi

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Geoffrey Sanborn

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch23

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Sanborn, G. (2007) The Motive for Metaphor: Typee, Omoo, and Mardi, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch23

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122313

Online ISBN: 9780470996782

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Keywords:

  • social quarrel;
  • racism;
  • american frontie;
  • social environment;
  • social experience

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “The Most Ferocious Animal on the Face of the Earth”

  • “One Is Judged by the Company He Keeps”

  • “Something in Me That Could Not Be Hidden”