Fun Facts About Literature And Its Authors

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Fun Fact Quizzes & Trivia

Here's a few questions to learn some fun facts dealing with authors and literature.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which poet is known for his unique use of capitalization (or lack thereof)?
    • A. 

      E. e. cummings

    • B. 

      Robert Frost

    • C. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

    • D. 

      William Shakespeare

  • 2. 
    Edgar Allan Poe married someone very dear and near to him.  How were these two related?
    • A. 

      They weren't.

    • B. 

      They were brother and sister.

    • C. 

      They were cousins.

    • D. 

      She was his niece.

  • 3. 
    Did F. Scott Fitzgerald try to rename The Great Gatsby?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    Who is the woman who became a slave at the age of seven and the founder of African American literature?
    • A. 

      Harriet Jacobs

    • B. 

      Phillis Wheatley

    • C. 

      Alice Walker

    • D. 

      Sojourner Truth

  • 5. 
    In the first half of the century, there was woman who wrote imagist poetry. She signed her poems with the initials H.D. What was her real name?
    • A. 

      Harriet Dobbs

    • B. 

      Hannah Douglas

    • C. 

      Hailey Truth

    • D. 

      Hilda Doolittle

  • 6. 
    In Alice In Wonderland, is the Cheshire Cat the only character whom Alice calls "friend"?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, she also names the Mad Hatter as her friend

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      6 years

    • B. 

      6 weeks

    • C. 

      6 months

    • D. 

      6 days