Billy Budd Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 50:


Which of the following does NOT describe a reason for Billy's refusal to believe in Claggart's wrongdoing? (from Chapter 16)


Melville compares Billy's death to the death of which other person? (from Chapter 26)


How is Billy sentenced to be executed? (from Chapter 21)


What concerns the officers in chapter 20? (from Chapter 20)


Who does the surgeon leave his conversation about Billy's death to attend to? (from Chapter 26)

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