What are some of the most important events he is involved in? If you are curious about these questions, or just want to know more about Pip, read on to get the scoop. Pip Imagine being aboard a ship full of drunken sailors and a pretty crazy captain who is willing to risk everyone's life to kill one whale. In this lesson, we'll take a look at his character.
Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Please contact mpub-help umich. For more information, read Michigan Publishing's access and usage policy. To Jonathan Baer Monsieurs, have ye seen one Pip? Jumped from a whale-boat once;—seen him? One Pip Where does it all begin?
Click the character infographic to download. Poor Pip. First he's saddled with one of the more unfortunate names we can think of and then he goes whaling on the dang Pequod. Pip is a young African-American boy, one of the lowest-ranking sailors on board the Pequod.
Summary and Analysis Chapter 93 Summary During the ambergris matter, Stubb's after-oarsman seriously sprained his hand, causing the second mate to assign little Pip to his boat. On his second outing, Pip leaps from the boat after it is struck by a whale and becomes tangled in the line so that Tashtego has to cut the rope, freeing Pip and saving his life but also liberating the whale. Stubb warns Pip never to do that again, or he will be abandoned at sea.