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Billy Bud: Contrast Between Good And Evil
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Since the beginning of time, there has always been a
tenacious struggle between good and evil. In a particular famous book, The
Bible, the continuous clash between good and evil remains evident
throughout the work. In Herman Melville's novel, Billy Budd, symbolism,
characterization, and irony ....
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....e chemical factory." Billy's
innocence and purity is exterminated at the hands of his main enemy, John
Claggort, " much such as Adam presumably might have been ere the urbane
Serpent wriggled himself into his company." Claggort's " silken jet curls…
and pallor tinged with a faint shade of amber skin" even denote evil.
Dark traits are often used to express evil, as light and beauty to express
good. In contrast to Claggort, Billy Budd's "welkin-eyes", blonde hair,
and tan complexion ultimat....
|Number of words: 639
||Approximate pages: 3
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