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QUIZ: Can you name the Literary Eponyms from World Literature?

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Anyone destroyed by his own
creation or anything that causes the
ruin of its creator, from the name of
a doctor created by Mary Shelley.
Any lover or philanderer, from the name of an ill-fated lover in a Shakespeare tragedy.
Shipwrecked person, from the name of the main character in Daniel Defoe's novel based on the true adventures of Alexander Selkirk.
Closefitting collar, from the name of the fictional hero of a James Barrie play.
Person epitomizing tragic indecision, from the name of Shakespeare's character who rations out whether to kill himself in a famous soliloquy.
Person with a dual personality between between good and evil behavior, from the names given the two personalities of the main character in a Robert Louis Stevenson story.
Hardworking helper or faithful follower and trusted employee, from the name of the devoted servant of Robinson Crusoe rescued in Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.
Clever detective, from the name of a character created by Arthur Conan Doyle.
One who corrupts youngsters, especially by teaching them to steal, from the name of a character in Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist.
Genuine, authentic, from the name of a Quaker in Susanna Centlivre's play Bold Stroke for a Wife who had to prove who he was against an imposter.
Person who manipulates another, especially for unseemly reasons, from the name of the evil hypnotist in George du Maurier's novel Trilby.
Foolish, simple person, from the name of a nursery rhyme character.
Impractical idealist who unrealistically tries to rescue the downtrodden and fight evil from the name of a character created by Cervantes.
Mysterious and extremely rich person, especially one who uses his wealth to get a measure of revenge, from Alexander Dumas' Edmond Dantès, who finds a hidden treasure.
Affected style of speaking or writing, from the name of Euphues, the main character in
John Lyly's works.
Seducer, philanderer, from the name of a seducer of women in Nicholas Rowe's
The Fair Penitent.
Sexy adolescent girl, from the name of the title character in a Vladimir Nabokov novel.
Any man who marries women and then kills them, from the name of a legendary man who killed each of his wives in Charles Perrault's Tales of Mother Goose.
One who draws his strength from another or saps the strength from another, from the name of a Bram Stroker character.
Huge or enormous, from the name of a very large character in François Rabelais' satire Gargantua and Pantagruel.
Coarse, uneducated, uncivilized, and crudely materialistic person, from the name of a race of brutish people in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels.
Clown, from the name of a stock character in the Italian Commedia dell'Arte.
Hero famous for his strength and courage and for being a paragon of chivalry, from the French epic poem telling of Charlemagne's nephew who fights to the end, blowing his horn for

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