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Lit People-Plots

Literature characters and plots

In what city is Hull House? Chicago
Last name of Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March
Which March sister dies? Beth
Which March sister marries Laurie? Amy
This poet read an original poem at Bill Clinton's first inauguration. Angelou
Main characters--Pride and Prejudice Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy. Jane and Mr. Bingley. Lydia and Mr. Wickham
Main characters in Jane Eyre Jane and Mr. Rochester
Main characters in Wuthering Heights Cathy (Catherine) Earnshaw and Heathcliff
Subject of Bryant's "Thanatopsis" death
Award for children's lit. illustrations Caldecott Award
Holly Golightly Breakfast at Tiffany's
Location of In Cold Blood Kansas farm
Twas Brillig and the slithy toves... Jabberwocky (in Through the Looking Glass)
Tale of Two Cities main characters Charles Darnay, Sydney Carton, Madame Dafarge
Famous ending line of Sydney Carton "It is a far, far better thing that I do than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known."
Sydney carton goes to the gallows for Charles Darnay
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times;" First line of A Tale of Two Cities (London and Paris)
Guy Montag, book burning fireman becomes refugee trying to preserve them Fahrenheit 451 by Bradbury
Pip loves heartbreaker Estella raised by woman scorned Miss Havisham Great Expectations
Mr. Jaggers and Abel Magwitch, Pip's lawyer guardian and convict benefactor Great Expectations
Portia, Antonio, Shylock, a jewish money lender in Venice. The Merchant of Venice--Shakespeare
Benedick and Beatrice, Claudio, and Hero Much Ado About Nothing--Shakespeare
Rosencrantz, Guildenstern, and Polonius are all spies. Hamlet--Shakespeare
Son of Queen Gertrude and Prince of Denmark Hamlet--Shakespeare
Ghost of his father appears to ___ asking for his murder by his brother Claudius to be avenged Hamlet
Nick and Honey invited to home of estranged couple George and Martha. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Albee
Strange games and story about a fictional son killed in a car wreck. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Albee
Amanda (mother), Laura and Tom Wingfield The Glass Menagerie (Tennessee Williams)
Tom brings "gentleman caller" Jim to meet Laura The Glass Menagerie
Algernon Montcrieff and Jack Worthing(Ernest) who turn out to be brothers The Importance of Being Earnest (Oscar Wilde)
Stella and Stanley Kowalski A Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams)
Blance Dubois is sent to a mental institution by Stanley who had raped and traumatized her A Streetcar Named Desire (Tennessee Williams)
John and Elizabeth Proctor The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
Abigail Williams and Giles Corey The Crucible (Arthur Miller)
A criticism of McCarthyism The Crucible (Miller)
A $10,000 insurance check for the Younger family due to death of the father. A Raisin in the Sun (Lorraine Hansberry)
The Tyrone family with all of their problems Long Day's Journey Into Night (O'Neill)
Mary with failed dreams of becoming a pianist is a morphine addict Long Day's Journey Into Night
James Sr. and James Jr. are alcoholics and Edmund is greatly ill Long Day's Journey Into Night
Grace Poole, Thornfield Hall, Mr. Rochester Jane Eyre
The illegitimate child, Smyerdyakov is a servant to the title characters The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoyevsky
Dmitri, Alyosha, and Ivan who writes the poem, "The Grand Inquisitor" The Brothers Karamazov (Dostoyevsky)
Raskolnikov kills Alyona Ivanovna (a pawnbroker) believing the good he does with her money outweighs the evil of murder Crime and Punishment (Dostoyevsky)
West Egg The Great Gatsby
Lost Generation author Fitzgerald
George Wilson and Daisy Buchanon The Great Gatsby
Heinrich _________ woos Gretchen after he sells his soul to Mephistopheles in a quest for knowledge Faust by Goethe
enormous nose; poet and swordsman helps Christian woo Roxanne Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand
Adam Trask; epic struggle between good and evil in the untamed West (California ranch) East of Eden (Steinbeck)
Jack, Ralph, Simon, and Piggy Lord of the Flies (Golding)
Chillingworth (minister), Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale, Hester Prynne The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne)
Topsy, Eva St. Clare, Elize, Simon Legree Uncle Tom's Cabin
Victorian Era, New Orleans, Edna Pontillier, a free thinker, is only property The Awakening (Chopin)
Milestone in feminist thought by Chopin The Awakening
Bernard Marx and John the Savage (only character not born in the World State Brave New World (Huxley)
Citizens in a perfect society accept destiny at lowly Epsilon or perfect Alpha Plus are kept content by sex and drugs Brave New World (Huxley)
Hank Morgan, Merlin, King Arthur A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
Paul Baumer, Corporal Himmelstoss, fighting in the German army on the French front in WWI All Quiet on the Western Front (Remarque)
Wang Lung, O-lan The Good Earth
Milo Minderbinder, Col. Cathcart, John Yossarian Catch-22
Phantom dog of Dartmoor The Hound of the Baskervilles
Lily Bart, Lawrence Seldon The House of Mirth by Wharton
"The horror! The horror!" Heart of Darkness (Conrad)
Marlow, Mr. Kurtz Heart of Darkness
Belgian Congo Heart of Darkness
Elinor Dashwood Sense and Sensibility
Bergsons--Shipbuilding Swedish family in Hanover, Nebraska O Pioneers by Cather
Fortunato, Montressor The Cask of Amontillado by Poe
Winston Smith, Big Brother, Ministry of Truth 1984 by Orwell
Christine, Angel of Music The Phantom of the Opera by Leroux
Scarlette O'Hara, Ashley Wilkes, Tara, Bonnie Blue Gone With the Wind by Mitchell
Big Daddy Pollitt, his son, Brick and Brick's wife, Maggie "the Cat," set in Mississippi Delta Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Williams
Who wrote Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead? Tom Stoppard
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall Anne Bronte (Acton Bell)
Villette Anne Bronte
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