"V" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

ESB


Runner(s)-Up:

Goldenboy
Fifteeeeeeeeen


Quiz Description

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

Full Results:

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1 ESB 426 98 15
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2 Goldenboy 401 95 15
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3 WangA 398 91 00
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4 BahnamanS 391 88 15
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5 creedofhubris 386 85 00
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6 PetersonGG 373 82 15
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7 minarik15 362 79 00
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8 WareD 351 75 00
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9 UllspergerA 329 72 00
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10 LaudermithM 297 69 00
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11 JordanG 294 66 00
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12 NathanL 281 62 00
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13 PenningtonJ 279 59 00
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14 HatfieldS 275 56 15
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15 VaccaD 269 53 00
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16 randalleng 264 50 00
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17 OlewnickB 262 46 00
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18 PahkJ 249 43 00
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19 Tablesaw 245 40 00
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20 AdelmanM 237 37 15
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21 elfm 233 33 00
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22 PruettC 208 29 00
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22 ElendilPickle 208 29 00
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24 GoodmanDL 179 24 00
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30 CarterBurke 28 3 00
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Questions:

What Newbery-winning novel is told alternatively from the perspectives of four members of an academic quiz team?

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The View from Saturday

What essayist and social commentator's nonfiction works include "Unfamiliar Fishes," about the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii, and 2015's "Lafayette in the Somewhat United States"?

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Sarah Vowell

The lines below (first in the original French, followed by an English translation) are from what poet's "The Graveyard by the Sea"?

Zénon! Cruel Zénon! Zénon d'Êlée!
M'as-tu percé de cette flèche ailée
Qui vibre, vole, et qui ne vole pas!

Zeno, Zeno, cruel philosopher Zeno,
Have you then pierced me with your feathered arrow
That hums and flies, yet does not fly!

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Paul Valéry

What play centers on Claire Zachanassian's return to the town of Güllen in which she offers the town an enormous amount of money in exchange for murdering the man who got her pregnant and left her years earlier?

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The Visit

What Thomas Pynchon novel set in the year 1984 features the fictitious People's Republic of Rock and Roll which seceded from the US during the 1960's?

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Vineland

In what play does the title character convince Corvino to give him his wife for a night in hopes of becoming heir to his vast fortune?

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Volpone

Diana Moon Glampers, the United States Handicapper General, is a central character of whose short story "Harrison Bergeron"?

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Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

What wise old man with a magical voice is the protagonist of the Finnish national epic "Kalevala"?

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Väinämöinen

Dr. Charles Primrose is the title character of what novel in which the evil Squire Thornhill tries to marry Charles's daughter in a sham ceremony and later forces the Primrose family to pay rent after their house burns down, forcing Charles into prison?

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The Vicar of Wakefield

The lines below are the final stanza of what poem?

Such wilt thou be to me, who must,
Like th' other foot, obliquely run;
Thy firmness makes my circle just,
And makes me end where I begun.

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A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning

The two titular gentlemen of Verona in the Shakespeare play are Proteus and what man, his friend who becomes the leader of a band of outlaws?

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Valentine

What 1957 novel by the author of "The Vivisector" centers on an expedition across the Australian outback that began in 1845?

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Voss