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Question 1: ________ (1868) by Wilkie Collins uses a collection of various documents to construct a detective novel in English.
The MoonstoneGentleman detectiveUnited KingdomDetective fiction

Question 2: In ________, there was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Die Leiden des jungen Werther (1774) (The Sorrows of Young Werther) and Friedrich Hölderlin's Hyperion.

Question 3: The epistolary novel as a genre became popular in the 18th century in the works of such authors as Samuel Richardson, with his immensely successful novels Pamela (1740) and ________ (1749).
ClarissaPamela, or Virtue RewardedSaskia WickhamUnited Kingdom

Question 4: ________'s Dracula (1897) uses not only letters and diaries, but also dictation discs and newspaper accounts.
Abraham Van HelsingDracula: Dead and Loving ItBram StokerAbbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Question 5: ________'s short novel, Some of Your Blood (1961), consists of letters and case-notes relating to the psychiatric treatment of a non-supernatural vampire.
Dangerous VisionsHarlan EllisonTheodore SturgeonScience fiction

Question 6: The first North American novel, The History of Emily Montague (1769) by ________ was written in epistolary form.
Frances BrookeEnglandCanadaTranslation

Question 7: "Dear Dad", episode twelve of the first season of M*A*S*H, used the framing device of a letter written by ________ to his father to describe the events of the episode.
Radar O'ReillyMaxwell KlingerHawkeye PierceCharles Emerson Winchester III

Question 8: ________'s Address Unknown (1938) was an anti-Nazi novel in which the final letter is returned as "Address Unknown", indicating the disappearance of the German character.
Adolf HitlerAddress Unknown (1944 film)William Cameron MenziesKathrine Taylor

Question 9: Although ________ tried her hand at the epistolary in juvenile writings and her novella Lady Susan, she abandoned this structure for her later work.
Jane AustenPride and PrejudiceMansfield ParkCassandra Austen

Question 10: ________ (2003) is a monologic epistolary novel, written as a series of letters to the narrator's husband Franklin.
We Need to Talk About KevinOn BeautyOrange Prize for FictionThe Lovely Bones


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