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Pier 24 photography is pleased to present the whiteness of the whale, a solo exhibition by british photographer paul graham (b 1956) who lives and works in. Melville's chapter on the whiteness of the whale directly follows a chapter entitled moby dick in the earlier chapter, melville tells the reader what the whale symbolizes to ahab, the captain of the ship and the primary agent behind the hunt for the great white whale.
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