Category Archives: Literature

Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West

Miss Lonelyhearts by Nathanael West MISS LONELYHEARTS, HELP ME, HELP ME The Miss Lonelyhearts of The New York Post-Dispatch (Are-you-in-trouble? –Do-you-need-advice?–Write-to-Miss-Lonelyhearts-and-she-will-help-you) sat at his desk and stared at a piece of white cardboard. On it a prayer had been printed … Continue reading

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Name the Famous Novel

Name the famous novels in which the characters appear 1. Rachel Verinder, Sergeant Cuff, Dr. Candy, Drusilla Clack, Indian jugglers 2. Cyrus Trask, Alice Trask, Samuel Hamilton, Cathy Ames 3. Jake Barnes, Lady Brett Ashley, Mike Campbell, Count Mippipopolous 4. … Continue reading

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Last Lines of Novels

1. When they entered, they found hanging upon the wall a splendid portrait of their master as they had last seen him, in all the wonder of his exquisite youth and beauty. 2. It may be that he swept back … Continue reading

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Classic Literature Quiz

1. This novels protagonist, Holden Caufield, has become an icon for teenage rebellion. 2. Subtitled A Romance of Many Dimensions, this 1884 satirical novella used a fictional two-dimensional world to offer pointed observations on the social heirarchy of Victorian culture. … Continue reading

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Who Wrote it – A Classic Literature Quiz

1. Gone With the Wind 2. Goodbye, Mr. Chips 3. The Color Purple 4. Rabbit is Rich 5. Cujo 6. Dr. Zhivago 7. Emma 8. Waiting to Exhale 9. The Naked and the Dead 10. Leaves of Grass 11. Tristam … Continue reading

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Famous Last Lines Quiz

Famous Last Lines Name the famous novel 1. It was the devious-cruising Rachel, that in her retracing search after her missing children, only found another orphan.  2. The knife came down, missing him by inches, and he took off. 3.He … Continue reading

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Famous First Lines Literature Quiz

Famous First Lines Literature Quiz 1. “Call me Ishmael.” 2. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” 3. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” 4. “It was a … Continue reading

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