When J.K. Rowling wrote the Harry Potter series, she trusted her readers with some knowledge of the British culture. Although we can often figure out the meaning of a word from its context, what would happen when these British words get picked out from the text?
As we prepare for celebration on July 4th, it's time to take a trip down the literature lane and see how much you know about these terrific American authors.
While the beginning line may help you decide whether to continue reading or not, a powerfully poignant ending is one that will leave you bedazzled for the days to come.
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In honor of Father's Day, we'd like to thank both fictional dads and our dads in real life! If you've ever wondered which literary dad you would throw around the ol' pigskin with, now's your chance. There are many to choose from, so let us know who you get!
If there's anything we love more than books, it's books-within-books! While most books-within-books never get the full-length treatment they deserve, we readers can still dream...take this quiz to find out which fictional read fits you best!
Besides judging a book by its cover, we often look at the opening line to judge whether the story is worth continuing or not.
It's easy to recognize a name of an author and connect it to their work, but can you name them from their face? We don't always recognize the faces of authors unless we've done extensive research on them or have seen their face many times before.
Some of our literary knowledge is never put to the test. Why not put it to the ultimate test? Jeopardy! If you call yourself a literary connoisseur, then why not see if it's true? I must admit, these questions are extremely difficult, so proceed at your own caution.
We know, the last thing you want to do today is take this horrible test. We get it. A Series of Unfortunate Events is just that - unfortunate event after unfortunate event. Maybe your score on this quiz can cheer you up! Can you get an 18/18?
We can almost always guess a book from its cover, or even a movie from its movie poster! But what about guessing the Disney movie from a screenshot? This might be a whole new level of trivia that you might have to take your time on.
After finishing The Great Gatsby, you rarely forget Fitzgerald's poetic prose and the hatred you felt for the people Nick meets during his summer in West Egg. It's a novel not easily forgotten, but only the most dedicated superfans can master the hardest quiz about F.