his relatives and friends. 169 Melville's mastering of Shakespeare, Matthiessen finds, supplied him with verbal resources that enabled him to create dramatic language through three essential techniques. Of course, as models of women's oppression, the two are clearly intertwined. First, the exaggerated repetition of words, as in the series "pitiable "pity "pitied and "piteous" (Ch.
Oxford University Press, 2001: 187. Sealts, Merton.,. A Look Back At The Nineties3 episodes. He moved to New York to take the Japanese Tea Ceremony a position as Customs Inspector and turned to poetry. "Chronology of Melville's Life".