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Epigraph (literature): Quiz

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Question 1: The epigraph to Eliot's Gerontion is a quotation from Shakespeare's ________.
HamletThe TempestTwelfth NightMeasure for Measure

Question 2: The epigraph to ________'s The Brothers Karamazov is John 12:24.
RussiaCrime and PunishmentIvan TurgenevFyodor Dostoyevsky

Question 3: In ________, an epigraph is a phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document or component.
LiteratureNovelSatirePoetry

Question 4: The epigraph to ________'s Ragtime quotes Scott Joplin's instructions to those who play his music, "Do not play this piece fast.
Sarah Lawrence CollegeE. L. DoctorowModern Library 100 Best NovelsNew York University

Question 5: The epigraphs to the preamble of ________'s Life: A User's Manual (La Vie mode d'emploi) and to the book as a whole warn the reader that tricks are going to be played and that all will not be what it seems.
French literatureGeorges PerecRaymond QueneauOulipo

Question 6: The long quotation from Dante's Inferno that prefaces ________'s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is part of a speech by one of the damned in Dante's Hell.
Four QuartetsThe Waste LandT. S. EliotThe Hollow Men







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