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Literature by Letter - A

Identify these literary things that start with the letter A.
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She went to Wonderland
A play usually has 3 to 5 of these major divisions
Mr. Finch of "To Kill a Mockingbird"
Wrathful hero of the Iliad
Famous Greek teller of fables
She lived at Green Gables
Predecessor to "The Da Vinci Code"
Literary device of repeating the initial sound in a series of words
Her novels included "Pride and Prejudice" and "Emma"
Sun Tzu's essential guide to the military
Adversary of the protagonist
An Orwell book about Napoleon
Shakespeare play set in Roman times
Antony and Cleopatra
Faulkner novel about Thomas Sutpen
Prolific sci-fi author who wrote "I, Robot"
What Hester Prynne's scarlet letter stood for
He had a no good, terrible, very bad day
Collection of 1001 stories told by Sheherazade
Author of "Little Women"
WWII book & movie starring James McAvoy
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Angels and Demons isn't a prequel. It was written 3 years before The Da Vinci Code.
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Dec 15, 2016
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By the strictest definition it might not be, although the events of the book precede The DaVinci Code. The movie version, with which the larger audience will be familiar, is certainly a prequel as the movie version came out after the movie version of the DaVinci Code.
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Dec 15, 2016
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You two are confusing me. Prequel is what happens BEFORE. So movie version coming out after something doesn't make it a prequel. And being written earlier isn't necessary proof of something being a prequel or not. Maybe Star Wars with chapters 1,2,3 coming out after 4,5,6 confuse you of the meaning of "prequel". That said, I am not familiar with Angels and Demons, so no idea if it is setting up the scene for the Da Vinci Code or not.
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Dec 16, 2016
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Besides. It says "predecessor" right now at least. Which just means it was written first...
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Dec 16, 2016
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I changed it to "predecessor" based on fuanacdc's complaint. In the exceptionally technical sense, a prequel is a story that is written after the original work, but tells the events that occurred before it. Fuanacdc's complaint is that the book Angels & Demons was both written before, and tells the events that occurred before The DaVinci Code. This means it is not a "true" prequel.
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Dec 16, 2016
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Yes, that is what I was getting at, thanks. Those two books were written in the order in which the events occur. It would only be considered a prequel if the book told the events that happened prior to an already established story line. Since this is a literature quiz and not a movie quiz, the order the movies were released is really a moot point.
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Dec 16, 2016
(69)
I read the clue as "professor of DaVinci Code" and thought it was asking about the guy's name. Might have gotten it otherwise.
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Feb 8, 2017
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me too :)
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Feb 12, 2017
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Collection of 1001 "stories" told .......
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Dec 16, 2016
(46)
"Animal Farm" is not about Napoleon, it's about Stalin and the Russian Revolution of 1917.
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Feb 8, 2017
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But the central pig is called Napoleon, which is what the quiz is getting at.
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Feb 8, 2017
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Yeah, but that's *really* obscure. How about "book about Stalin" or "book about totalitarianism." I know my Animal Farm this didn't occur to me.
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Feb 9, 2017
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How is the main character of the novel really obscure?
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Feb 15, 2017
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I was thrown for a moment too. I thought it was about Napoleon Bonaparte, but then I figured it out. It's fine how it is.
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Mar 13, 2017
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First name of Professor Dumbledore
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Feb 8, 2017
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Nicknamed "Strider" in The Lord of the Rings
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Feb 8, 2017
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Yes those are both A answers, but I could have put a Harry Potter and LOTR question on every quiz and I didn't want to be too repetitive.
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Feb 15, 2017
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"Adulteress" for the scarlet letter? That's what wiki has it as...
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Feb 8, 2017
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I think the letter actually stood for adulteress.
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Feb 8, 2017
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How can Ann be accepted for Anne of Green Gables? Pages and pages of the book are dedicated to the character's insistence on "Anne with an e."
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Feb 8, 2017
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Correct. This absolutely needs to be changed. Anne would never accept Ann. She would assume you meant a different person. Same with Katherine with a C.
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Feb 8, 2017
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While I sympathize with Anne's desire to be properly spelled, if I didn't accept "Ann" I would have a whole host of commenters complaining that the "e" was required. Can't please everyone.
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Feb 15, 2017
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Nice one! It's all there; authors, titles, characters, Could you pull off B to Z, I wonder.
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Feb 10, 2017
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Yes, all of the letters will be featured over the next year.
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Feb 15, 2017
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please accept adulteress
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Mar 12, 2017
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Someone didn't understand Animal Farm at all, if they think it is about Napoleon the person, over whom this quiz creator is clearly thinking it was written about. It's about communism and the Russian Revolution, and the ideology that those who are controlled and still have leaders, will never be truly equal.
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May 25, 2017
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And again, you really should accept adulteress.
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Jun 23, 2017
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