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Billy Budd, Sailor | Study Guide

Herman Melville

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Billy Budd, Sailor | Character Map

Billy Budd Young, innocent sailor on warship Bellipotent Commanding officer Failed consoler Tormentor Tormentor Confidant and adviser John Claggart Bellipotent 's evil master- at-arms Captain Vere Bellipotent 's commanding officer Dankser Wise, experienced sailor Chaplain Bellipotent 's clergyman Squeak Sly, nefarious underling
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