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Billy Budd, Sailor

Herman Melville
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Further Study

Chapters 6-12 Quiz

Further Study Chapters 6-12 Quiz

1 of 5
Captain Vere's habit of ___ sometimes alienates him from his sailors.

2 of 5
According to the narrator, what subset of the British population is overrepresented in any crew?

3 of 5
What does Billy witness that makes him resolve to perform his duties diligently?

4 of 5
___'s grudge causes Billy to get in trouble for minor infractions.

5 of 5
According to the narrator, what lies at the root of Claggart's dislike for Billy?