Billy Budd, Sailor: Duty Versus Choice
Duty Versus Choice in Billy Budd, Sailor
The novel Billy Budd, Sailor is the story about the encounter of Billy Budd, a beautiful sailor who is popular on the warship Bellipotent, and finally died, because he killed the master-at-arms, Claggart, inadvertently. Actually Captain Vere, the captain of Bellipotent, likes Billy Budd, also, he knows that Billy is innocent. But according to his duty on the ship as a captain, he decides to push Billy to death.
In the late 1700s, in Great Britain,...
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