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Billy Budd, Sailor

Herman Melville
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Further Study

Chapters 18-19 Quiz

Further Study Chapters 18-19 Quiz

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What historical event does Claggart allude to while revealing his suspicions about a potential mutiny?

2 of 5
How does Captain Vere feel when Claggart accuses Billy of trying to lead a mutiny?

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What is Billy's initial reaction when Claggart accuses him of leading a mutiny?

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Billy accidentally kills Claggart with ___.

5 of 5
After describing Claggart's death as a "divine judgment," what does Captain Vere say of the "angel" who delivered it?