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Jo is the tomboy

Little Women (1868)

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Philip Marlowe (Shamus)

The Big Sleep (1939)

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Estella

Great Expectations (1861)

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"The horror! The horror!"

Heart of Darkness (1899)

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Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1820)

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monster kills Victor's wife, Victor builds monster's wife then kills it, chase to the North pole, Victor dies, monster mourns

Frankenstein (1818)

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many pilgrims had ailments and were heading to St. Thomas A Becket's shrine for healing

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

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Emma enjoys medling and matchmaking, tries to set up Harriet with Mr. Elton, but he proposes to her instead, she finds her someone else

Emma (1815)

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came to him after he experienced an opium-influenced dream after reading about Xanadu, a summer palace of Kublai Khan

"Kubla Khan" poem (1816)

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later made into a movie starting Burt Lancaster

Elmer Gantry (1927)

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Samuel Johnson

Dictionary of the English Language (1755)

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She's described as "handsome, clever, rich"

Emma (1815)

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Poet who avoided capital letters (even in his own name)

e.e. cummings

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John Dos Passos

U.S.A. trilogy (1930s)

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black friend Jim

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

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Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

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Hawkeye

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

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novella where a governess is in charge of 2 children who are controlled by evil ghosts

The Turn of the Screw (1898)

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Laurence Olivier

Wuthering Heights (1847)

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sonnets from the Portuguese (1847)

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Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

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Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises (1926)

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George Babbitt

Babbitt (1922)

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mostly autobiographical of Dicken's own life, his favorite book

David Copperfield (1850)

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Ms. Havisham dies when her wedding dress catches on fire

Great Expectations (1861)

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Mister Kurtz

Heart of Darkness (1899)

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To kill this vampire you must drive a wooden stake through his heart

Dracula (1897)

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Thomas Mann

Doctor Faustus novel (1947)

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about an Italian ambulance driver Frederic Henry during WW I who escapes to Switzerland to be with his love British nurse Catherine Barkley

A Farewell to Arms (1929)

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"The government is best which governs least"

"Civil Disobedience" essay (1849)