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Jo is the tomboy

Little Women (1868)

1

Philip Marlowe (Shamus)

The Big Sleep (1939)

1

Estella

Great Expectations (1861)

2

"The horror! The horror!"

Heart of Darkness (1899)

2

Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1820)

3

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

Frankenstein (1818)

3

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

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

4

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)

4

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

"Kubla Khan" poem (1816)

5

later made into a movie starting Burt Lancaster

Elmer Gantry (1927)

5

Samuel Johnson

Dictionary of the English Language (1755)

6

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

Emma (1815)

6

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

e.e. cummings

6

John Dos Passos

U.S.A. trilogy (1930s)

6

black friend Jim

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

7

Mark Twain

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884)

8

Hawkeye

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

8

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

The Turn of the Screw (1898)

9

Laurence Olivier

Wuthering Heights (1847)

10

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sonnets from the Portuguese (1847)

11

Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

12

Ernest Hemingway

The Sun Also Rises (1926)

13

George Babbitt

Babbitt (1922)

13

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

David Copperfield (1850)

14

Ms. Havisham dies when her wedding dress catches on fire

Great Expectations (1861)

15

Mister Kurtz

Heart of Darkness (1899)

15

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

Dracula (1897)

16

Thomas Mann

Doctor Faustus novel (1947)

16

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)

17

"The government is best which governs least"

"Civil Disobedience" essay (1849)

18

John Bartlett originally compiled famous quotes from literature and speeches

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (1855-Present)

18

Bertha Mason, insane, is locked in the attic, commits suicide and burns down Thornfield Hall

Jane Eyre (1847)

18

Nancy

Oliver Twist (1837)

18

Willy Loman

Death of a Salesman (1949)

20

Elinor Dashwood

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

20

Charlotte Brunte

Jane Eyre (1847)

20

Uncas

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

21

Samuel Pickwick and the Pickwick Club

The Pickwick Papers (1836)

21

John Milton

Paradise Lost (1667)

22

"Getting to Know You" song

"The King and I" play (1951)

24

Louisa May Alcott

Little Women (1868)

25

the Shimerdas

My Antonia (1918)

26

Sinclair Lewis

Babbitt (1922)

27

Bram Stoker

Dracula (1897)

28

Charles Dickens' first novel

The Pickwick Papers (1836)

28

Lilliput (where people are 6 inches tall), Brobdingnag (where people are 70 feet tall), and Houyhnhnms (where horses are intelligent beings, and humans called Yahoos are mute brutes of labor)

Gulliver's Travels (1736)

29

Chingachgook

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

29

Simon Legree

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

30

Clara Peggotty

David Copperfield (1850)

31

murder mystery in Monkswell Manor during a snowstorm

The Mousetrap (1952)

31

Sinclair Lewis

Elmer Gantry (1927)

31

William Faulkner

As I Lay Dying (1930)

32

Lucie Manette

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

33

Ernest Thayer

"Casey at the Bat" poem (1888)

34

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

35

Joseph Conrad

Heart of Darkness (1899)

36

Ishmael

Moby Dick (1851)

36

Marmee is the mom

Little Women (1868)

37

Joseph Conrad

Lord Jim (1900)

38

Ray Bradbury

Moby Dick (1851)

39

Little Men, Jo's Boys

Little Women (1868)

39

The Wife of Bath's Tale

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

39

Bill Sikes and his dog Bull's Eye

Oliver Twist (1837)

40

Emma Woodhouse

Emma (1815)

41

Mr. (Edward) Rochester

Jane Eyre (1847)

41

Holden Caulfield

The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

42

George Eliot

Silas Marner (1861)

44

long naritive poem, earliest long work of literature in English

Beowulf (c 700-750)

45

Henry James

Portrait of a Lady (1881)

46

a salesman find himself regarded as useless in his occupation because of his age, gets fired, kills himself for the insurance money so his son Biff can start a business

Death of a Salesman (1949)

47

Anonymous Anglo-Saxon poet

Beowulf (c 700-750)

47

Constance marries paralyzed Sir Clifford, has an affair with the gamekeeper Oliver Mellors, gets pregnant, awaits divorce & a new life

Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928)

48

Charles Dickens

David Copperfield (1850)

48

Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe (1719)

49

P.G. Wodehouse

comic novels about Jeeves (1915-1974)

50

Captain Ahab pursues a giant white sperm whale

Moby Dick (1851)

51

encouraged people to break or protest laws and accept penalties (he went to jail for a day) if they disagree with them morally

"Civil Disobedience" essay (1849)

52

Meg said "it's so dreadful to be poor" after Jo complains about lack of christmas gifts

Little Women (1868)

53

Charles Darnay

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

54

Emma falls in love with George Knightley

Emma (1815)

55

Willa Cather

My Antonia (1918)

56

Jonathan Swift

Gulliver's Travels (1736)

58

James Boswell

Life of Samuel Johnson (1791)

59

dedicated his book to Nathaniel Hawthorne

Moby Dick (1851)

59

Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights (1847)

59

story of a miserly weaver

Silas Marner (1861)

60

Mary Shelley

Frankenstein (1818)

61

Sydney Carton

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

63

James Baldwin

Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953)

64

Queequeg

Moby Dick (1851)

65

Earnshaw house on the moors in Yorkshire

Wuthering Heights (1847)

66

Eliza crosses the frozen Ohio River to escape, Tom saves Little Eva from drowning, Eva gives away her hair and dies, Simon Legree beats Tom to death

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

67

about the arrival of Dr. Lydgate to this title town

Middlemarch (1874)

67

Thomas Hardy

Far From the Madding Crowd (1874)

68

Dickens was making a statement about conditions in London for the poor

David Copperfield (1850)

68

Christopher Marlowe

Doctor Faustus play (1592)

69

Mr. Micawber

David Copperfield (1850)

69

Fagin

Oliver Twist (1837)

70

Bill Sikes kills Nancy after helping Oliver, then hangs himself accidentally later

Oliver Twist (1837)

71

Phillip Pirrip (Pip)

Great Expectations (1861)

72

Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

73

poem that celebrates the heroism of a British cavalry brigade ("the 600") in its doomed assault on much larger forces

The Charge of the Light Brigade poem (1854)

74

Ernest Hemingway

A Farewell to Arms (1929)

74

William Faulkner

Light in August (1914)

74

A third more explicit version was finally published in the U.S. in 1959

Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928)

75

about the Battle of Balaclava during the Crimean War

The Charge of the Light Brigade poem (1854)

76

based on poem "Harlem" (or "A Dream Deferred") by Langston Hughes

A Raisin in the Sun play (1959)

77

minister & married woman have illegitimate daughter, woman forced to wear letter A

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

79

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

Sonnets from the Portuguese (1847)

80

King Hrothgar

Beowulf (c 700-750)

81

Robert Louis Stevenson

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

81

Uncle Tom

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

82

Claire Danes played Beth

Little Women (1868)

84

Natty, a settler, is taught by the Indians and adopts their way of life

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

84

Victor ____

Frankenstein (1818)

85

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The House of the Seven Gables (1851)

87

Written in Middle English

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

88

"There's not a reason why, Theirs but to do and die."

The Charge of the Light Brigade poem (1854)

88

young Maya goes from a 3 year old with an inferiority complex into a 17 year old mother who is self-possessed, dignified, and can respond to prejudice

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969)

88

William Faulkner

Absalom, Absalom (1929)

89

Armory Blaine, a spoiled Princeton student, is the hero, the novel examines the lives and morality of post-WW I youth

This Side of Paradise (1920)

90

first volume of 7 for her autobiography by Maya Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969)

91

Santiago, an old fisherman catches a giant marlin out in the Gulf Stream, sharks eat the marlin on the way back to shore leaving only its skeleton

The Old Man and the Sea (1952)

92

Kirsten Dunst played Amy

Little Women (1868)

94

Angelina Jolie plays Grendel's mother

Beowulf (c 700-750)

96

Elinor marries Edward Ferrars, Marianne marries Colonel Brandon

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

97

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Kubla Khan" poem (1816)

98

vampire from Transylvania (modern day Romania) takes the name of a bloodthirsty nobleman of the Middle Ages

Dracula (1897)

99

Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

100

a sensitive but rebellious youth runs away from his boarding school, spends weekend in NY, gets even more depressed

The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

101

Edward Gibbon

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1789)

102

Friday, named after the day he was saved from cannibals

Robinson Crusoe (1719)

103

Amy marries Laurie after Jo rejects him

Little Women (1868)

104

young country girl who moves to Chicago where she starts realizing her own American Dream, first as a mistress to men that she perceives as superior, and later becoming a famous actress, still doesn't find happiness though

Sister Carrie (1900)

104

written to "justify the ways of God to men"

Paradise Lost (1667)

105

Madame Defarge knits in code to condemn the aristocrats

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

106

D.H. Lawrence

Women in Love (1920)

108

Herman Melville

Moby Dick (1851)

110

Jane finds out her fiancee is already married

Jane Eyre (1847)

111

Meg is the oldest

Little Women (1868)

112

Henry Fielding

The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling (1749)

114

Sense (Elinor) means logical personality, sensibility (Marianne) is ruling by emotions

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

116

"No matter what I ever do or say, Heathcliff, this is me - now - standing on this hill with you. This is me, forever."

Wuthering Heights (1847)

118

"water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink"

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" poem (1798)

119

Little Eva

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

120

James Fenimore Cooper

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

122

Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

123

J.D. Silnger

The Catcher in the Rye (1951)

124

the Detective (Sergeant Trotter) turns out to be the killer

The Mousetrap (1952)

125

"It was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair"

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

125

Washington Irving

Rip Van Winkle (1819)

127

Pequod

Moby Dick (1851)

128

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre (1847)

128

Mr. Bumble

Oliver Twist (1837)

129

"Please, sir, I want some more."

Oliver Twist (1837)

130

Raymond Chandler

The Big Sleep (1939)

131

F. Scott Fitzgerald

This Side of Paradise (1920)

132

Sidney Poitier starred in the film version of this play about a black Chicago family

A Raisin in the Sun play (1959)

134

Heathcliff

Wuthering Heights (1847)

135

Ahab harpoons the whale, but he gets wrapped up in the line and taken under sea to die

Moby Dick (1851)

136

Joe Christmas, who doesn't know if he's black or white, deals with his demons in Mississippi

Light in August (1914)

137

Henry Fielding

The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews (1742)

139

Starbuck

Moby Dick (1851)

140

Wiglaf

Beowulf (c 700-750)

141

making a statement about child labor, and children as street criminals

Oliver Twist (1837)

142

also the "play within a play" during Hamlet that he uses to catch Claudius

The Mousetrap (1952)

142

subtitled "The Parish Boy's Progress"

Oliver Twist (1837)

143

Colin Firth

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

144

slang term for death

The Big Sleep (1939)

146

Dora & Agnes

David Copperfield (1850)

147

"It is a far, far better thing that I do, then I have ever done..."

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

148

The Knight's Tale

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

149

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

150

dream sequence in the minds of the Earwicker family, hard to comprehend

Finnegans Wake (1939)

151

Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)

153

____ slays monster Grendel and Grendel's mother in Denmark

Beowulf (c 700-750)

154

named after King David's son who dies

Absalom, Absalom (1929)

155

During French Revolution: shows brutal treatment of aristocrats by revolutionaries, death carts, parallels with life in London, storming of the Bastille

A Tale of Two Cities (1859)

156

5 Bennet sisters

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

157

Caroline Meeber

Sister Carrie (1900)

158

Beth March dies of Scarlett Fever

Little Women (1868)

159

a castaway spends 28 years on a remote island near Trinidad encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued

Robinson Crusoe (1719)

161

Mr. Darcy has too much pride, and Elizabeth has too much prejudice

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

162

Mr. Brownlow

Oliver Twist (1837)

163

an ivory transporter travels down the Congo River in search of ivory trader Mr. Kurtz

Heart of Darkness (1899)

165

Heathcliff (Cathy's adopted brother) is raised in the Earnshaw home, falls for Cathy; love thwarted; both die

Wuthering Heights (1847)

166

John Grimes is a black Harlem youth who has a tough time with his black identity

Go Tell It on the Mountain (1953)

168

Elizabeth Bennet grows up in a society where social class is important, marries Mr. Darcy (rich man) after some back and forth

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

170

Amy is the youngest

Little Women (1868)

172

Gwyneth Paltrow

Emma (1815)

172

George Eliot

Middlemarch (1874)

174

Natty Bumppo

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

175

an American girl Isabel Archer heads to Europe for more culture and becomes to the victim of scheming by two American expatriates

Portrait of a Lady (1881)

176

Memoirs of a Danish woman running an African coffee plantation in the 1920s, it failed and she came back to Denmark

Out of Africa (1937)

177

Professor Bhaer

Little Women (1868)

179

ratnapper through song then kidnapper after town refused to pay him all the money

The Pied Pier of Hamelin

180

"There is no joy in Mudville - might Casey has struck out"

"Casey at the Bat" poem (1888)

182

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" poem (1798)

183

the Rachel

Moby Dick (1851)

184

tells the story of Dr Faustus in the rise of Nazism

Doctor Faustus novel (1947)

186

Isak Dinesen (pen name for Baroness Karen Blixen)

Out of Africa (1937)

187

arrogant baseball player refuses to swing at the first two pitches, and misses the third for a strikeout

"Casey at the Bat" poem (1888)

188

____ battles the dragon and dies

Beowulf (c 700-750)

189

Theodore Dreiser

Sister Carrie (1900)

191

Marianne Dashwood

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

192

Sisters Elinor and Marianne move to a new home, experience love and heartbreak

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

194

critique of Middle Class America, an American real estate agent thinks only about money and speaks in cliches

Babbitt (1922)

196

"Call me Ishmael"

Moby Dick (1851)

197

Roger Chillingworth

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

199

Agatha Christie

The Mousetrap (1952)

200

Mr. March is an army chaplain off at the Civil War

Little Women (1868)

201

O. Henry

The Gift of the Magi (1906)

202

James Joyce

Finnegans Wake (1939)

204

Henry David Thoreau

"Civil Disobedience" essay (1849)

205

David is sent away to work at a very young age and grows to manhood

David Copperfield (1850)

206

A poor young couple is determined to give Christmas presents to each other. He sells his watch to buy combs for her hair, she cuts off her hair to buy him a watch fob (chain part of a pocket watch)

The Gift of the Magi (1906)

207

Ernest Hemingway

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)

209

Hugh Grant

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

210

made into a movie starring Humphrey Bogart and written by William Faulkner

The Big Sleep (1939)

212

Mr. Murdstone

David Copperfield (1850)

214

made into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Robert Redford

Out of Africa (1937)

215

William Blake

Songs of Innocence, Songs of Experience

217

Jo marries Professor Bhaer (much older)

Little Women (1868)

217

Charles Marlow

Heart of Darkness (1899)

218

Edgar Linton

Wuthering Heights (1847)

219

a man must do penance for killing an albatross by wearing it around his neck

"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" poem (1798)

220

Anna, a British schoolteacher is hired as part of the King of Siam's drive to modernize his country, has subtle relationship with the King

"The King and I" play (1951)

221

longest running show in London's West End

The Mousetrap (1952)

222

a narrow-minded materialistic businessman

Babbitt (1922)

223

"Bridget Jones Diary" is based on this book

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

224

later became a musical Oliver!

Oliver Twist (1837)

226

A complex and technically innovative portrait of the US in which the country itself acts as a protagonist

U.S.A. trilogy (1930s)

227

deals with the death and burial of Addie Bundren, family goes through hard journey through Mississippi to get her to the graveyard

As I Lay Dying (1930)

228

Healthcliff returns wealthy and buys _____

Wuthering Heights (1847)

229

Rodgers and Hammerstein

"The King and I" play (1951)

230

George Eliot

The Mill on the Floss (1860)

231

Hester Prynne

The Scarlet Letter (1850)

232

D.H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928)

233

C.S. Lewis

The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-1956)

234

collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce

Dubliners (1914)

236

Pip meets an escaped convict Magwich who threatens to eat him, falls in love with Estella (who is encouraged by Ms. Havisham to hate men), Ms. Havisham's wedding dress catches fire and she dies, and 11 years later Pip gets with Estella (probably)

Great Expectations (1861)

237

Isabella Linton

Wuthering Heights (1847)

238

Thomas Sutpen goes south to seek his destiny

Absalom, Absalom (1929)

239

Walt Whitman

"Leaves of Grass" collection of poems (1855)

241

orphan endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker, escapes to London and gets with Artful Dodger a leader of pickpockets

Oliver Twist (1837)

242

Keira Knightley

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

243

Robert Browning

The Pied Pier of Hamelin

244

Henry James

The Turn of the Screw (1898)

245

The Youngers get a $10,000 insurance check & leave their apartment to buy a new house in the all-white Clybourne Park neighborhood

A Raisin in the Sun play (1959)

246

John Huston

Moby Dick (1851)

247

___ and Sea Monsters

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

248

Part of "The Leatherstocking Tales"

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

249

About the Fall of Man: creation of Adam and Eve, their temptation from Satan (and his punishment), and their explusion from the Garden of Eden

Paradise Lost (1667)

251

A group of American and British expatriates travel from Paris to Pamplona, Spain to watch the running of the bulls and bullfights

The Sun Also Rises (1926)

252

"Apocalypse Now" based on this novel

Heart of Darkness (1899)

253

James Joyce's last novel

Finnegans Wake (1939)

254

or, The Modern Prometheus

Frankenstein (1818)

255

Kate Winslet

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

256

Mr. Darcy

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

258

group of pilgrims on their way to Canterbury meet at an inn near London and compete in a storytelling contest, most stories rhyme

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

259

The Miller's Tale (one of the naughtiest)

The Canterbury Tales (around 1387)

260

British seaman Jim abandons a ship in distress, is publicly censured, attempts to come to term with his past

Lord Jim (1900)

261

man convinced by Mephistopheles to sell his soul to the devil

Doctor Faustus play (1592)

263

Catherine (Cathy) Earnshaw Linton

Wuthering Heights (1847)

264

Eliza

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)

266

Richard Wright's autobiographical novel

Black Boy (1945)

267

_____ & Zombies

Pride and Prejudice (1813)

268

Daniel Day Lewis

The Last of the Mohicans (1826)

269

Oprah made this book into a TV movie in 2005

Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937)

270

Lorraine Hansberry

A Raisin in the Sun play (1959)

271

a satire, Lemuel Gulliver travels to exotic lands, gets tied down by tiny Lilliputians

Gulliver's Travels (1736)

272

Jim's parents die so he travls to Nebraska to live with his grandparents, falls in love with Antonia, but doesn't get with her and she starts a family

My Antonia (1918)

273

Emma Thompson

Sense and Sensibility (1811)

274

"Clueless" is based on this book

Emma (1815)

275

semi-autobiographical about 4 March sisters from childhood to womanhood

Little Women (1868)

276

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March

Little Women (1868)

277

Aslan the lion

The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-1956)

278

Winona Ryder played Jo

Little Women (1868)

279

satire of religious fundamentalism, Gantry is a preacher in the Midwest who rises to importance on insincerity and clever publicity

Elmer Gantry (1927)

280

The Pyncheon Family have a rough time in their New England home (creepy old mansion)

The House of the Seven Gables (1851)

281

Artful Dodger

Oliver Twist (1837)

282

Lord Alfred Tennyson

The Charge of the Light Brigade poem (1854)

283

Jane is hired as a governess at Thornfield Hall

Jane Eyre (1847)

284

an American dynamiter Robert Jordan is responsible for blowing up a bridge during the Spanish Civil War

For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)

285

Arthur Miller

Death of a Salesman (1949)

286

Dorlcote Mill is powered by the River Floss

The Mill on the Floss (1860)

287

Jo is the writer

Little Women (1868)