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Billy Budd, Sailor

Herman Melville
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Further Study

Chapters 26-30 Quiz

Further Study Chapters 26-30 Quiz

1 of 5
What peculiar circumstance surrounding Billy's hanging causes debate between the surgeon and the ship's purser?

2 of 5
What foreboding sound is audible following both Billy's execution and his burial?

3 of 5
What were Captain Vere's last words before dying of his battle wounds?

4 of 5
According to the report that later appeared in the naval chronicle, how did Billy kill Claggart?

5 of 5
As the legend of Billy Budd begins to grow, what popular literary form do people use to commemorate him?