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Literature by Letter - O

Identify these literary things that start with the letter O.
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Realm of the Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow
Dickens orphan who would like some more gruel (first name)
Sequel to the "Iliad", telling of the journey home after the fall of Troy
Greek hero famous for accidentally killing his father and marrying his mother
Famous words of Lady MacBeth
Out Damn'd Spot
Author of "1984" and "Animal Farm"
Hamlet's love interest
One of ancient Roman's three canonical poets. Author of "Metamorphoses"
Considered the most authoritative and scholarly English dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary
A self-contradicting statement, such as "jumbo shrimp"
Pulitzer-winning Hemingway novella in which Santiago struggles with a giant marlin
Old Man and the Sea, the
Shakespeare's "Moorish play", or the titular character in said play
A word that sounds like the noise it is describing - buzz, click, grunt, for example
Nonsense poem by Edward Lear about four animals in a pea green boat
Owl and the Pussycat, the
Ken Kesey book about an Oregon psychiatric hospital. The movie
version won 5 Academy Awards
Author of "Dreams from My Father" and "The Audacity of Hope"
Children's book about a boy who had to shoot his beloved yellow dog
A poem in praise of something. For example, "___ to Joy"
This Catholic group were cast as villains in "The Da Vinci Code"
Opus Dei
Agatha Christie novel featuring Hercule Poirot
Murder on the Orient Express
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(67)
Hamlet's love interest was himself.
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Nov 7, 2016
(71)
Spelling onomatopoeia before coffee - interesting.
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Dec 21, 2016
(61)
Yep. I knew the word, tried a few spellings but nothing worked. :( It's hard for someone who is not used to the English word.
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Mar 12, 2017
(52)
me too!
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Jun 12, 2017
(60)
Spoiler alert Old Yeller!
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Jun 12, 2017
(69)
Got everything but had to guess random animals that start with O for the Edward Lear poem.
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Jun 12, 2017
(50)
BLESS you for being so generous with our spelling!
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Jun 12, 2017
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Well, I had to remember how to correctly spell "onomatopoeia" so maybe generosity is being handed out to a select few.
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Jun 12, 2017
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Only two animals were in the boat, the 'Owl and the Pussycat', they met the Pig and the Turkey in the land were the 'Bong Trees' grow.
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Jun 13, 2017
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