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Billy Budd

Billy Budd


by Herman Melville

Billy Budd: I’d Hate to Be This Guy’s Sparring Partner True or False

1. How does Billy respond to Claggart’s accusation? -> He punches Claggart in the face
2. What is the result of Billy’s actions? -> He is named Sailor of the Month and receives a certificate good for one free fish filet sandwich
3. How does Captain Vere view Billy? -> As just another member of his crew
4. What are Billy’s last words? -> “May God have mercy on your souls”
5. What is the name of the French ship that battles the Bellipotent? -> The Agnostic