Melville Stories

by: Herman Melville

Themes, Motifs, and Symbols Quick Quiz

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Which of the stories has the most explicit racial themes?

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In “Bartleby the Scrivener,” the lawyer thinks of charitable actions in what terms?

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What color is used to set the mood in “Benito Cereno?”

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What game bird is one of the lawyer’s scriveners nicknamed after?

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In “Bartleby the Scrivener,” where does the lawyer find out that Bartleby once worked?