"F" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

PetersonGG


Runner(s)-Up:

RoseM
De docta ignorantia


Quiz Description

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

Full Results:

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1 PetersonGG 434 98 15
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2 RoseM 419 95 15
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10 GrahamJ 323 71 15
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12 JordanG 311 65 15
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What author of "Accidental Death of an Anarchist" "emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden," according to his Nobel Prize citation?

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Dario Fo

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The Famished Road

What two words fill the blank in the stanza below?

In ___ the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

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Flanders fields

Chapter 52 of "Oliver Twist" tells of whose last night alive?

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Fagin

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Fannie Flagg

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Ferdowsi

Elizabeth Barrett Browning's cocker spaniel is the title character of what semi-fictional biography written by Virginia Woolf?

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What 1884 satire of Victorian culture is subtitled "A Romance of Many Dimensions"?

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Flatland

"He sprang from the cabin window as he said this, upon the ice raft which lay close to the vessel. He was soon borne away by the waves and lost in darkness and distance."

So ends what novel?

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Frankenstein

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