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How many Bronte sisters were there, and which were the most famous?

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Three, Emily And Charlotte. The three sisters also had a brother named Branwell.

What famous poet went on a walking tour of France and Switzerland, before settling in England with his sister?

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William Wordsworth. Alexander Pope suffered from Pott's disease, which caused him to have a hunchback.

Who is the King of Troy in "The Iliad"?

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Priam. Priam's name comes from "Priimuua" which means "exceptionally courageous".

In "Paradise Lost", what angel warns Adam of Satan's bad intentions?

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Raphael. John Milton was blind when he wrote "Paradise Lost".

What family adopts Anne, in "Anne of Green Gables"?

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The Cuthberts. Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert are unmarried siblings.

Terry Goodkind's "Sword of Truth" series of fantasy books began with which title?

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Wizard's First Rule. "The Sword Of Truth" series consists of eleven different novels.

Whose death inspired Walt Whitman's poem "O Captain! My Captain!"?

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Abraham Lincoln. Walt Whitman was the second of nine children in his family.

In "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud", the speaker dances in what type of flowers?

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Daffodils. Pierce County, Washington holds a Daffodil Festival every year.

Sara Gruen's 2006 book "Water For Elephants" describes circus life during which decade?

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The 1930's. Jacob Jankowski, narrator of Sara Gruen's 2006 novel "Water For Elephants", was training to be a veterinarian.

What French poet wrote the novel "Les Miserables"?

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Victor Hugo. "Les Miserables" is a novel that follows the lives of several French characters from 1815 to the 1832 "June Rebellion".

The health of what character in "The Secret Garden" improves as the garden grows?

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Colin. It is feared that Colin will grow up to be a hunchback like his father.

What is the actual name of "Winnie the Pooh"?

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Edward Bear. In A.A. Milne's "Winnie the Pooh", Edward Bear says he would like an exciting name all to himself so Christopher Robin names him.

"Water for Elephants" tells the story of a former circus worker who ends up where?

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In A Nursing Home. Jacob befriends a nurse named Rosemary in the novel "Water for Elephants".

In "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad", what is the name of Mr. Toad's horse?

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Cyril Proudbottom. In the 1949 film "The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad", Mr. Toad's horse, Cyril Proudbottom, is voiced by J. Pat O'Malley.

What is the mother's nickname in "Little Women"?

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Marmee. In "Little Women", Marmee encourages her daughters to give their breakfasts to a poor family on Christmas morning.

From which country does Nobel prize winning author Knut Hamsun come?

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Norway. Knut Hamsun was born Knud Pedersen in Lom, Norway on August 4, 1859.

Which author's books have been outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare?

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Agatha Christie's. Agatha Christie wrote romance novels under the name Mary Westmacott.

Which best seller is about the life and times of the Wicked Witch of the West?

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Wicked. The book "Wicked" was adapted into a Broadway play and spawned a sequel.

 

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