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Literature I

Lit facts learned about at ACE Camp

QuestionAnswer
Who wrote "Hamlet"? Shakespeare
Who wrote "A Streetcar Named Desire", and name the main character who is raped by Stanley Kowalski. Tennessee Williams; Blanche DuBois
Name this play, written in 1953, that came from the Salem Witch Trials and whose main characters are: Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail Williams, John Proctor, and Giles Corey. The Crucible
Name the novel that starts with: "Under certain circumstances there are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea." The Portrait of a Lady
This novel's protagonist is wrongly accused by a former sailor, John Claggert, of mutiny. The protagonist then accidentally kills Claggert, and Captain Vere is forced to hang the Protagonist. Billy Budd, Foretopman
This novel is set in Yoknapatawpha County, Miss. It describes the fall of the Compson family. The three Compson sons are Benjy, an idiot, Quentin, a suicidal Harvard freshman, and Jason, the eldest. The Sound and the Fury
Name the author of the first known novel. Also name the work. Marusaki Shikibu; The Tale of Genji
Name the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Selma Lagerlof
Name the poet whose works include, "The Road Not Taken", "Fire and Ice", "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening", "Mending Wall", and "The Death of a Hired Man". Robert Frost
Name the poet and the work that feature the phrase, "Gather ye rosebuds while ye can." Robert Herrick; To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
Name the author whose Pen Name is Boz. Charles Dickens
Name the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1988, and was the first Arab to win. Naguib Mafouz
Name the 2 authors who declined the Nobel Prize in Literature and the years. Boris Pastarnak (1958) and Jean-Paul Sartre (1964)
Name all the Pen Names of the three Bronte sisters. Acton Bell, Currer Bell, and Ellis Bell
Name the author of "Medea" and was a famous Greek playwrite. Euripides
Name this novel that depicts Dante traveling through "Inferno", "Purgatorio", and "Paradiso". The Divine Comedy
Name the man who rapes Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire". Stanley Kowalski
Name this protagonist whose famous saying is, "I would prefer not to." Bartleby
This short story by Poe introduced C. Auguste Dupin, a detective. It is about two women who are found murdered and the culprit ends up being an orangutan. The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Name the "Father of Free Verse" whose works include, "Leaves of Grass" and "O Captain! My Captain!". Walt Whitman
This play by Eugene O'Neill features the protagonist "Hickey"- Theodore Hickman. Hickey returns to End of the Line Cafe and suggests that the citizens give up their "pipe dreams" and start living productive lives. The Iceman Cometh
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