A Literary Perspective on David from the Bible

Analysis of the Biblical story of David from a literary perspective.

This paper examines the character development of David and the moral and ethical lessons in the story from a literary perspective. The paper explains how the story of David conveys a message through a series of events, visuals, and actions.
“David, as a literary character follow a development arc that has him coming from humble beginnings and following a just path until he becomes king. It is when he is king, does his character turn and he leads a sinful and “evil” life. This character arc is seen throughout other literary works, and films.”