Literary Character Quizzes

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Literary Detective Debut
Editor Pick
Match the literary detectives to the first published book or story in which they appear.
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Shakespeare's Ladies

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Literary Best Friends II
Best friend is an understatement, in some cases.
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ASOIAF Top Characters by House
Too bad last names aren't accepted.
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5-Star Shakespeare Plays
Take a bow, Will.
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Fictional Characters by Description II
The whole book is basically a 'description' of these characters.
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(Un)happily Ever After
Curator Pick
Name the fairy tale based on the original, unhappy, ending.
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Most Mentioned ASOIAF Characters Who...
Died? Knowing George R. R. Martin it's died.
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Shakespeare by Themes and Motifs
Editor Pick
Pick the Shakespearian Play by Themes and Motifs (as given by SparkNotes).
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Alliterative Character to Novel
These letters just sound so familiar.
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25 Literary Fathers
Happy Father's Day to all fathers, real and fictional!
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ASOIAF: Father's Day
Editor Pick
Can you click the father of these characters from 'A Song of Ice and Fire'?
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Narrators in As I Lay Dying
Curator Pick
Name the narrators in As I Lay Dying.
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Harry Potter book by character mentions (slideshow)
Editor Pick
Name the Harry Potter book by character mentions across time? .
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Literary Love Triangles (3 Columns)
Editor Pick
Match the three names that form a literary love triangle*.
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Word Ladder: Lady Macbeth's Barter
Name the 4-letter words in this Lady Macbeth-themed ladder.
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ASOIAF: The North remembers
Editor Pick
Name the 25 most mentioned characters of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' who come from the North.
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Canstruction: Children's Literature
If books were made from cans... They'd be really heavy.
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U.S. Vice President or Dickens Character?
Editor Pick
Can you identify whether these people were U.S. Vice Presidents (V) or Charles Dickens characters (D)?
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Characters in Poetry
Editor Pick
Pick the poetic character who is being described in each set of lines.
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'The Merchant of Venice' Characters (Clickable)
Editor Pick
Pick the named characters in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
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Little Boy Blue and Shakespeare
Editor Pick
Name the words to Little Boy Blue and Shakespeare dialogue based on it? (Lyrics).
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Shakespeare Character by Tweet
We are starting to think that Will Shakespeare really would have taken to Twitter.
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25 Literary Mothers
To all of the real mothers out there - Happy Mother's Day!
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