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Moby Dick/ in the Heart of the Sea Compare and Contrast Essay

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Moby Dick/ In the Heart of the Sea Compare and Contrast Essay Moby Dick and In the Heart of the Sea are two very similar yet different books. In Heart of the Sea was the inspiration for Moby Dick, so no wonder why they have very comparable plots. These two books have many important literary elements that connect with each other and elements that are complete opposites of each other. I will be analyzing these elements by comparing and contrasting Moby Dick and In the Heart of the Sea. Each book has their similarities and differences. Each book is solely based on a sperm whale attack on a crew at sea. Moby Dick is about Captain Ahab’s revenge for Moby Dick and Ishmael narrating. While In the Heart of the Sea is about a crew’s…show more content…
The Essex was the name of the ship for this crew. This whaling ship was celebrated because they provided wealth to others and many felt pride to be a part of the crew. But ironically enough, the unthinkable happens and the Essex is torn apart. There was no longer pride left in the crew. Moby Dick and In the Heart of the Sea are both very different titles. They are both significant to the book as a whole and can allude to what will happen in the book
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