billy Budd By Herman Melville: Captain Vere

Essay specific features



Book Reports


Written by:

Isabel B


Date added:

August 7, 2013








No of pages / words:

2 / 462


Was viewed:

1027 times


Rating of current essay:

Essay content:

He has noble blood in him, but his advancement through the naval ranks to that of captain is due more to his outstanding service and personal merits than through any connections that he may have had. He was made a post-captain because of his "gallantry in the West Indian waters as flag-lieutenant under Rodney in that admiral's crowning victory over De Grasse"...
displayed 300 characters

Custom written essay

All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $10.99/page

Order custom paper

Full essays database

You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

Buy database access

Order custom writing paper now!

  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Get a price guote


For example, he never used nautical terms in his everyday conversations. Even aboard ship, if one did not know that he was the captain, he could easily be taken for some royal of the king's that is being transported from one place to another. As Melville points out, "He had seen much service, been in various engagements, always acquitting himself as an office mindful of the welfare of his men, but never tolerating an infraction of discipline; thoroughly versed in the science of his profession, and intrepid to the verge of temerity, though never injudiciously so...
displayed 300 characters

General issues of this essay:

Related essays: