Literature Trivia Game (2)
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Joyce Kilmer's most famous poem was short and titled _________s.
He wrote “Crime and Punishment” and “The Brothers Karamazov.”
This girl's name did not exist prior to the penning of the children's book “Peter Pan.”
“Leaves of Grass” was what writer's first published volume of poetry?
Name this title and author: “Not so long ago, a monster came to the small town of Castle Rock, Maine.”
This book by Rachel Carson in 1962 first warned us about the dangers of pesticides to our environments.
This fictional boy and his sister, Gretel, enter a skating competition to earn money. What is the boy's name?
This type of poem tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend and often has a repeated refrain.
Serial publication of his first novel “The Pickwick Papers” began in 1836.
This Danish storyteller wrote “The Ugly Duckling” and “The Emperor's New Clothes,” among other stories.
This spider lives in a barn above the pen of Wilbur, a young pig. By writing messages in her web, she saves Wilbur's life.
Leroy Brown is a 10-year-old boy who can solve any mystery. What is his nickname?
This fictional girl is a detective who has appeared in dozens of books written by Carolyn Keene.
This European country's authors have won the most Nobel Prizes for Literature.
This genre writer has described his body of work as “the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.”
Finish this Henry Wadsworth Longfellow first line. “Under the spreading chestnut tree the village ________ stands.”
Finish this quote from Thomas Gray. “Where ignorance is bliss, 'tis folly to be _________.”
This Norwegian dramatist wrote “A Doll's House” in 1879.
Mother of Bonnie Blue, this fictional character ran a sawmill after the Civil War.
This Scottish poet published his “Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect” in 1786.
He wrote “How to Win Friends and Influence People” in 1936.
He wrote “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner.”
This “Alice in Wonderland” character was named after the county in which Lewis Carroll was born.
This type of poem retells the significant events in a hero's life.
This English writer completed the first part of “The Pilgrim's Progress” in 1678.