Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Tuesday Trivia

Richard Lederer, in Literary Trivia, wants to know how well you know your famous Shakespeare quotations? Can you complete the following well known Shakespeare-isms? (For extra bragging rights, name the play!)

1. all the world's a __________
2. come full __________
3. laugh yourself into __________
4. neither rhyme nor __________
5. pomp and __________

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

1. Call me Ishmael. : Moby Dick by Herman Melville

2. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife. : Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

3. In the red country and part of the gray country of Oklahoma, the last rains came gently, and they did not cut the scarred earth. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

4. As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams, he found himself transformed into a giant insect. : "The Metamorphosis" by Franz Kafka

5. When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. : To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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