"E" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

minarik15


Runner(s)-Up:

PruettC


Quiz Description

All correct responses will begin with "E" (excluding leading articles).

Full Results:

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1 minarik15 422 98 15
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2 PruettC 400 96 15
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3 JordanG 396 93 15
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4 randalleng 377 89 15
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4 ShapiroA 377 89 00
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6 GrubbC 369 85 15
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7 Conchobar 358 82 15
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8 creedofhubris 354 80 15
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9 NathanL 341 77 15
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10 PetersonGG 334 75 15
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11 WareD 333 72 15
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12 PenningtonJ 321 69 15
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18 BoyleJ 300 53 15
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19 ElendilPickle 284 51 15
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Questions:

What Keats poem that takes its title from a figure from Greek myth begins memorably, "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever"?

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Endymion

1995's "The Law of Love" is the second novel of what author? She is perhaps better remembered for her first novel which included a Mexican recipe at the beginning of each section.

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Laura Esquivel

What Greek term denotes the vivid description of a work of art in a literary text, such as Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn"?

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ekphrasis

What historical Leon Uris novel takes its title from the name of ship that intended to carry Jewish emigrants to Palestine?

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Exodus

In a J. D. Salinger short story, Sergeant X discovers a package containing a watch that had been sent to him by what titular young girl and her brother Charles?

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Esmé

The winner of the 1988 Nobel Prize in Literature and author of "Midaq Alley" is a writer from which country?

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Egypt

What satirical 1927 novel begins "[title character] was drunk"?

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Elmer Gantry

The Trask and Hamilton families are at the center of what novel set in the Salinas Valley?

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East of Eden

V-Day, a movement dedicated to ending violence against women, was inspired by a work of what playwright and activist?

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Eve Ensler

Identify the 15th-century work that is the source of the excerpt below:

Here begynneth a treatyse how þe hye Fader of Heven sendeth Dethe to somon every creature to come and gyve acounte of theyr lyves in this worlde, and is in maner of a morall playe.

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Everyman

2015's "Numero Zero," which revolves around the conspiracy theory that Mussolini's corpse was actually a body double, is a work of what author?

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Umberto Eco

The Hungarian Count Ladislaus de Almásy is the title character of what Booker Prize-winning novel?

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The English Patient