How many of the 100 most famous passages in [English language] literature can you identify?

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Post by TriciaG » February 27th, 2021, 1:28 pm

https://lithub.com/how-many-of-the-100-most-famous-passages-in-literature-can-you-identify/

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Post by KevinS » February 27th, 2021, 2:19 pm

TriciaG wrote:
February 27th, 2021, 1:28 pm
https://lithub.com/how-many-of-the-100-most-famous-passages-in-literature-can-you-identify/

The answers are in white text on white background. Highlight them to see them. :)
That was fun. It was tedious to count, so I stopped. I'm guessing I got about 40 correct, which isn't too bad, I think. One or two were impossible and many were too new for me to recognize.

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Post by Bookworm360 » February 28th, 2021, 5:30 pm

26/100. :hmm:
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Post by Availle » February 28th, 2021, 5:37 pm

Yeah, I was pretty bad at that one too. Too many poems. And there are some quotes that I do know, but then I miss the author or the title or both.

On the other hand, I can explain how a car motor works. :lol:
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Post by mightyfelix » February 28th, 2021, 11:58 pm

I tend to strongly disagree on many of the works that people put on these "essential" reading lists. So there's that.

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Post by Bookworm360 » March 1st, 2021, 8:31 am

Yep. Not a single Fairy Book or Peter Pan. :(
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