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Answering Technique - Literature Component – Novel (Moby Dick)

Sample question:

Based on the novel that have studied, Write about a character that you think is interesting
in the novel of Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

Provide your evidences to support your answer. Write at least 50 words.

Drafting:

Introduction:
(Paragraph 1)
- Moby Dick – Herman Melville
- character – interesting

The novel that I have studied is Moby Dick by Herman Melville. It is about Captain
Ahab who wants to kill a white whale, Moby Dick and gets his revenge. The character that
I find interesting is Captain Ahab.

Contents:
(Paragraph 2)
Name of character –– character trait 1 - event 1 – evidence 1.

Captain Ahab is a kind man. He saved pip. When Pip was asked to join the whalers to
go out on the boat to catch some whales, he was too afraid that he jumped off the boat for a
few times. Stubb and the other whalers were not happy and they left him in the sea. Later, the
Pequod and Captain Ahab rescued Pip. Pip saw Captain Ahab as his God.

(Paragraph 3)
Name of character – character trait 2 - event 2 – evidence 2.

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(Paragraph 4)
Name of character – event 3 – character trait 3 – evidence 3.

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Closure:
(Paragraph 5)
Give your ..

thoughts ( I think the character of the novel is.... )

I think Captain Ahab is bad and crazy but he is also a kind and brave captain. Even
though he is crazy, I salute him for his bravery.

‘or’

feeling – I feel so happy/angry/sad/excited/etc...


After reading the novel, I find myself so excited because the story of the novel is so
exciting. I hope that someday I would be a leader just like Captain Ahab and respected by all
people.
Answering Technique - Literature Component – Novel (Moby Dick)

Sample question:

Based on the novel that have studied, Write about a character that you think is interesting
in the novel of Moby Dick by Herman Melville.

Provide your evidences to support your answer. Write at least 50 words.

Drafting:

Introduction:
(Paragraph 1)
- Moby Dick – Herman Melville
- character – interesting

The novel that I have studied is Moby Dick by Herman Melville. It is about Captain
Ahab who wants to kill a white whale, Moby Dick and gets his revenge. The character that
I find interesting is Captain Ahab.

Contents:
(Paragraph 2)
Name of character –– character trait 1 - event 1 – evidence 1.

Captain Ahab is a kind man. He saved pip. When Pip was asked to join the whalers to
go out on the boat to catch some whales, he was too afraid that he jumped off the boat for a
few times. Stubb and the other whalers were not happy and they left him in the sea. Later, the
Pequod and Captain Ahab rescued Pip. Pip saw Captain Ahab as his God.

(Paragraph 3)
Name of character – character trait 2 - event 2 – evidence 2.

___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

(Paragraph 4)
Name of character – event 3 – character trait 3 – evidence 3.

___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
_____________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________________________

Closure:
(Paragraph 5)
Give your ..

thoughts ( I think the character of the novel is.... )

I think Captain Ahab is bad and crazy but he is also a kind and brave captain. Even
though he is crazy, I salute him for his bravery.

‘or’

feeling – I feel so happy/angry/sad/excited/etc...


After reading the novel, I find myself so excited because the story of the novel is so
exciting. I hope that someday I would be a leader just like Captain Ahab and respected by all
people.