"H" in Literature by HensleyB

Champion(s):

UllspergerA


Runner(s)-Up:

WangA
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Quiz Description

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

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 31 58 16 62 50 54 43 62 66 54 39 70
1 UllspergerA 441 98 15
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2 WangA 440 94 15
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3 minarik15 436 90 15
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4 RoseM 429 86 15
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5 PetersonGG 421 82 15
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6 randalleng 391 78 00
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7 BoyleJ 365 75 15
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8 Goldenboy 352 71 15
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9 Tablesaw 345 67 00
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10 LaudermithM 341 63 15
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11 PruettC 323 59 15
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12 LairdM 310 55 15
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13 HancockA 308 51 15
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14 ShapiroA 265 46 15
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14 GrubbC 265 46 00
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16 ElendilPickle 242 40 15
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17 elfm 230 36 15
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18 NathanL 204 32 15
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19 JordanG 184 28 15
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20 WeikleB 131 25 15
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21 PatschakB 115 21 00
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22 DoyleE 100 15 15
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22 GoodmanDL 100 15 00
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24 MoyseyC 85 9 00
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25 brando3429 69 5 00
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26 SChu 31 1 00
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Questions:

Identify the poet who penned the stanza below.

Then be not coy, but use your time,
And while ye may, go marry;
For having lost but once your prime,
You may forever tarry.

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Robert Herrick

What 1984 coming-of-age novel tells of protagonist and narrator Esperanza Cordero's experiences growing up in Chicago?

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The House on Mango Street

The poems "Works and Days," which contains the story of Pandora, and "Theogeny" are both works of what ancient poet?

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Hesiod

Called "The Terrible," what monstrous giant guarded the Cedar Forest in the "Epic of Gilgamesh" until he was decapitated by Enkidu?

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Humbaba (or Huwawa)

The Liquidation Office hosts the title event and changes protagonist Hugo Pludek beyond recognition in a play, described as a "counter-Communist farce," by what author?

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Václav Havel

The ballets "The Nutcracker" and "Coppélia" are both based on works by what Romantic era author?

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E. T. A. Hoffman

What poet penned the following stanza?

The time you won your town the race
We chaired you through the market-place;
Man and boy stood cheering by,
And home we brought you shoulder-high.

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A. E. Housman

The Duchess, Mother Shipton, Uncle Billy, and John Oakhurst are the title pariahs in a short story by what author?

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Bret Harte

The deaf John Singer's interactions with people in a Georgia mill town forms the basis of what 1940 novel?

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The Heart is a Lonely Hunter

What is the title of the poem from which the following lines have been excerpted? The "he" below refers to the title character.

He’d a French cocked-hat on his forehead, a bunch of lace at his chin,
A coat of the claret velvet, and breeches of brown doe-skin.
They fitted with never a wrinkle. His boots were up to the thigh.
And he rode with a jewelled twinkle,
His pistol butts a-twinkle,
His rapier hilt a-twinkle, under the jewelled sky.

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The Highwayman

The 1959 play "A Raisin in the Sun," which tells of a black family's experience in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood, takes its title from the poem "Harlem." Name BOTH the playwright who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun" AND the poet who wrote "Harlem."

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Lorraine Hansberry and Langston Hughes

In what 1963 novel are the final 99 chapters described as "Expendable"? The reader may choose to ignore them, or navigate the book in a non-linear way aided by a table provided by the author.

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Hopscotch