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Billy Budd Compared to Christ

Summary: The way Billy Budd died was symbolically similar to the way that Christ died. First of all, both were executed. Second, the one who sentenced them had to think very hard about what they were doing, judging what they thought about the person, and what they felt they must do to send the right message to the people.
Most books draw comparisons to another book or real-life person, thing, or idea. ¬Billy Budd by Herman Melville is not an exception. The book can be compared to many things. Most of all, the main character, Billy Budd, can be measured up to many other people. One comparison that can be seen with Billy Budd is how he is almost a Christ-like figure. Billy Budd can be seen as a Christ-like figure for the way he died, how he felt when he died, and his last words.

The way Billy Budd died was symbolically similar to the way that Christ died. First of all, both were executed. Second, the one who sentenced them had to think very hard about what they were doing, judging what they thought about the person, and what they felt they must do to send the right message to the people...

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