"J" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

RoseM
De docta ignorantia


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

All correct responses will begin with the letter "J" (excluding leading articles).

Full Results:

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1 RoseM 412 98 15
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2 UllspergerA 409 95 15
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3 ESB 389 92 00
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4 PahkJ 359 89 15
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5 GrubbC 350 86 00
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6 HatfieldS 338 83 00
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7 elfm 332 80 15
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8 LairdM 323 77 00
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9 grimesr 321 75 15
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10 PruettC 318 72 15
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11 JordanG 315 69 00
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12 PenningtonJ 308 66 15
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13 KonkelT 305 63 00
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14 WangA 293 58 15
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14 LujanP 293 58 15
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16 MartaMJackson 291 54 00
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17 WareD 264 51 00
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18 randalleng 257 48 15
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19 LaudermithM 249 45 00
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20 WinchellV 243 42 15
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21 MoyseyC 242 38 00
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21 VaccaD 242 38 15
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23 MatherV 239 33 15
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24 PetersonGG 237 30 00
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25 Goldenboy 231 26 00
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25 Alex 231 26 00
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27 DoyleE 230 22 15
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28 ElendilPickle 224 19 15
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29 PatschakB 219 16 00
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30 minarik15 216 13 00
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31 BoyerA 206 10 15
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32 FrostL 161 7 15
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33 BartholowJ 144 4 00
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34 Falkor23 126 1 00
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Questions:

The text below has been excerpted from a novel by what author?

The zipless fuck is the purest thing there is. And it is rarer than the unicorn. And I have never had one.

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Erica Jong

One of the title characters has a nickname based on the month of her birth. The other title character received his nickname on account of his particular gait. Name this play that debuted at the Abbey Theatre in 1924.

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Juno and the Paycock

In what Katherine Anne Porter short story does a dying woman recall being left at the altar by her love George, and feels rejected a second time when God does not provide a sign that she is loved?

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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

What word fills the blank in this stanza from a Wallace Stevens poem?

I placed a ___ in Tennessee,
And round it was, upon a hill.
It made the slovenly wilderness
Surround that hill.

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jar

"North and South," "Love and War," and "Heaven and Hell" form a trilogy written by what author?

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John Jakes

The 2015 Booker Prize-winning novel "A Brief History of Seven Killings" is a work of what Jamaican author?

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Marlon James

Barabas, the title character, is boiled alive in a cauldron at the end of what play?

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The Jew of Malta

Often attributed to Wu Cheng'en, what novel tells of a monk's travels to India to obtain sacred texts and was notably translated into English with the title "Monkey"?

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Journey to the West

What novel centers on the difficult lives of Lithuanian immigrant Jurgis Rudkus and his family in Chicago?

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The Jungle

What Roman poet asks in his "Satires," "What? Am I to be a listener only all my days? Am I never to get my word in..."?

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Juvenal

"Feathers from a Thousand Li Away," "Twenty-Six Malignant Gates," "American Translation," and "Queen Mother of the Western Skies" are the four sections of what novel?

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The Joy Luck Club

The gloomy Thornfield Hall provides the setting for much of which 1847 novel?

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Jane Eyre