The main antagonist in this story is the whale Moby Dick. Moby Dick or the White Whale, is always being hunted for his oil. He also has taken so many lives that who ever can kill Dick would be famous. He is considered the antagonist, because he tries to stop the protagonist.
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The role of a leader is to keep up morale and productivity for a group of people through the highs and lows. Many leaders deviate from this ideal. As a subordinate to a leader what is there to do when a leader goes too far like in the book Moby Dick, Captain Ahab. Captain Ahab demands total submission to his leadership.
It is dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne. When Moby Dick was first published, the public was unimpressed. It sold fewer than 4, copies in total, including fewer than in the United Kingdom. It was not until the midth century that the work was recognized as one of the most important novels in American literature. The whale Moby Dick has been interpreted as a metaphor for a great many things, from the Judeo-Christian God to atheism and everything in between.