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Billy Budd

Billy Budd


by Herman Melville

Billy Budd: Symbols True or False

1. The story takes place during which wars? -> Civil
2. The confined space of the ________ is where most of the action takes place wars? -> Bellipotent
3. Things are not ____ out at sea. -> Solid
4. Billy is linked to which character before the "Fall of Man"? -> Adam
5. Billy's last words are -> "God Bless Captain Vere!"