Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tuesday Trivia

Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, gives us an evil title name matching game. Match the first name to the last name. The evil part is some first names don't have last names, and some last names don't have first names. Each is the entire title of a written work.
For extra credit, name the author.
First Names:
Anna
Antigone
Harvey
Lorna
Martin
Moll
Pudd'nhead
Rebecca
Silas
Tristram

Last Names:
Babbitt
Chuzzlewit
Doone
Dracula
Flanders
Ivanhoe
Karenina
Marner
Shandy
Wilson
(Answers next week will be in order by Title.)

Here's the answer to last week's trivia question:
(Also from Richard Lederer's Literary Trivia)

Lederer calls this "The Mother of All Titles." I call it "Just Enough Information to drive you Totally Crazy trying to figure it out!

The D of a Y G, by A F
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

The H of N D by V H
The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

The C of the W by J L
The Call of the Wild by Jack London

The L S of J A P by T S E
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T S Eliot

The R of the A M by S T C
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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