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Billy Budd, Sailor

Herman Melville
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Further Study

Analysis of Major Characters Quiz

Further Study Analysis of Major Characters Quiz

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What reality has Billy never had to confront directly before the events of the novel?

2 of 5
What historical/religious figure does Billy invite comparison to?

3 of 5
What does Claggart's nuanced understanding of the relationship between action and intentions help him to do?

4 of 5
Who does Claggart represent in the novel's Christian allegory?

5 of 5
Captain Vere symbolizes the conflict between the individual's inner self and what external "force"?