Herman Melville
Lesson plans for Moby-Dick and other works

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Biography and Background

Herman Melville
From the New York Times: archived articles, reviews, and related links.

Herman Melville
Biography from Wikipedia.

"The Fiddler"
Text of the short story in PDF and Google docs format.

"Bartleby the Scrivener"

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Billy Budd

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"I and My Chimney"

Understanding Literature
This page includes discussion questions, writing topics, and a bibliography of criticism related to the story "I and My Chimney."


Enjoying Moby-Dick
Commentary and related links.

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
Vocabulary, focus questions, additional links, classroom activities.

This page is designed for 11th graders who are watching the 1998 video starring Patrick Stewart.

Power Moby-Dick
The text of the novel with vocabulary support and notes to the side.

Vocabulary from Moby-Dick
Words are presented by section (follow links at the top), in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, examples of other use, more.

Strange Brew by John Deering