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Moby Dick: A Spinozist Tritone Fugue

Author: Ahmet Aktaş (Boğaziçi University.) ... Moby Dick is like a tritone fugue in which the three layers of its narrative develop and intermingle with each other. Three narrative styles, developing into a single voice, can be designated as such: an internal or psychological narrative, an external or pragmatic narrative, and a peripheral or rhetorical narrative. The internal narrative consists of the inner speeches of Ahab and the other captains, while external narrative mainly ...

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