"Billy Budd" and the Bible
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This paper analyzes and examines Herman Melville's novel "Billy Budd" as a Christian allegory. It shows the ways in which the characters of Vere, Billy, and Claggart parallel biblical figures of Pilate, Jesus, and Satan and how the allegory is developed thematically.
From the Paper:"The purpose of this research is to examine Herman Melville's novel "Billy Budd" as a Christian allegory. The plan of the research will be to set forth the pattern of ideas in the novel and then to discuss means by which the allegorical elements of the narrative surface in respect of not only ways in which the characters can be analyzed as analogues of specific biblical figures but also how the theme of redemptive and otherwise sociologically unmerited suffering defines the moral scope o faction and enables the..."
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