Harper LeeToni MorrisonMaya AngelouKurt Vonnegut
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is an autobiographical work by Maya Angelou.
Pride and PrejudiceSense and SensibilityEmmaPersuasion
That quote was spoken by Charlotte in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
The coalition of planets that Genly Ai represents in The Left Hand of Darkness was called the Ekumen.
Jane EyreWuthering HeightsThe Tenant of Wildfell HallMrs. Dalloway
Mrs. Dalloway was written by Virginia Woolf, while the other three books were written by the Brontë sisters.
Zora Neale HurstonSylvia PlathMadeleine L'EngleMargaret Atwood
Margaret Atwood was born in Canada.
Frankenstein; or, The Modern PrometheusFrankenstein; or, The Modern HomunculusDoctor Frankenstein; or, The Modern ManFrankenstein; or, The Monstrous Man
The full title of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s classic is Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.
Alice MunroJoan DidionNora EphronJhumpa Lahiri
Short story author Alice Munro was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 2013.
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Mrs. Who, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Which are supernatural beings who assist Meg Murry on her adventures.
George EliotActon BellAyn RandEllis Bell
Mary Ann Evans claimed that she used a male pen name to ensure her work be taken seriously, but also to separate her writing from the work she did as an editor and critic.
Pierce BrownJ.K. RowlingStephenie MeyerSuzanne Collins
The three novels of the Hunger Games series were written by American novelist Suzanne Collins.
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The Joy Luck Club takes place in San Francisco, and the 16 vignettes that make up the novel are told over a game of mahjong.
The Sigil of the MockingjayThe Sign of the DivergentThe Sigil of the Ka-tetThe Sign of the Deathly Hallows
The symbol represents the three legendary objects wielded by the Master of Death in the Harry Potter books: the Elder Wand, the Resurrection Stone, and the Cloak of Invisibility.
Can You Pass This Basic Lit Test?
Listen, I know you did your best, but I'm gonna be straight with you...that wasn't great. Maybe literature wasn't really your best subject in school.
Hey! Not bad! You've definitely read at least a few books. Time to dust off that library card and get reading, though, if you want to get more than 10 right on this quiz.
Hot damn! You did REALLY well on that. Are you sure you're not a Nobel laureate? Is that you, Alice Munro?