The Constructive Marginal of Moby-Dick: Ishmael and the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity

  • Jeff Morgan
Keywords: Study abroad, Education abroad, Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity, Moby Dick, Cultural sensitivity

Abstract

The following article presents a discussion about Melville’s book Moby-Dick and the ways in which conversation about the development model of intercultural sensitivity can be shifted. The author suggests that reading, discussing, and writing about Melville’s Moby-Dick would be helpful activities for those preparing to go abroad, and for those who cannot travel to experience different cultures.  The novel and Ishmael’s characterization particularly, would, at least, expose them to the necessity of cultural sensitivity.

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Published
2011-08-15
How to Cite
Morgan, J. (2011). The Constructive Marginal of Moby-Dick: Ishmael and the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 21(1), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.36366/frontiers.v21i1.301
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