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Billy Budd, Sailor

Herman Melville
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Further Study

Chapters 1-2 Quiz

Further Study Chapters 1-2 Quiz

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According to the narrator, what "type" does Billy exemplify?

2 of 5
What is the name of the ship that Billy sails on before Lieutenant Ratcliffe impresses him into service on the Bellipotent?

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According to Captain Graveling, how did Billy turn the hatred of a fellow sailor, "the Red Whiskers," into love?

4 of 5
What was Billy at birth?

5 of 5
The narrator claims that Billy's only "imperfection" -- his stutter -- reveals ___.