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Me, Myself and I - First Person Narratives

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Me Myself and I  First Person Narratives game quiz
"This is a literary technique in which the plot is narrated by one (or more) characters who refers to himself or herself in the first person; that is, using the personal pronouns me, myself, mine or I."

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1. Which Pulitzer-Prize winning novel takes place in Maycomb, which the narrator describes as "a tired old town when I first knew it"?
    "Little Women" (Louisa May Alcott)
    "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (Mark Twain)
    "The Grapes of Wrath" (John Steinbeck)
    "To Kill A Mockingbird" (Harper Lee)


2. Which classic novel begins with the narrator's instruction to "Call me Ishmael"?
    "The Old Man and the Sea" (Ernest Hemingway)
    "Treasure Island" (Robert Louis Stevenson)
    "Moby Dick" (Herman Melville)
    "Robinson Crusoe" (Daniel Defoe)


3. Which famous novel is narrated by the character of Mr Lockwood, the tenant of Thrushcross Grange?
    "Agnes Grey" (Anne Bronte)
    "Wuthering Heights" (Emily Bronte)
    "Jane Eyre" (Charlotte Bronte)
    "Sense and Sensibility" (Jane Austen)


4. Which Jazz Age narrator tells his readers that they can trust his observations as "I am one of the few honest people that I have known"?
    Jolyon Fortsyte ("The Forsyte Saga")
    Mr Ramsay ("To the Lighthouse")
    Kim O'Hara ("Kim")
    Nick Carraway ("The Great Gatsby")


5. Most, but not all, of the Sherlock Holmes stories are narrated by Dr Watson. How many are narrated by the great detective himself?
    None
    Two
    Four
    Eight


6. Which of the following Mark Twain novels was written in the first person narrative by the title character, a shrewd and daring 13-year-old boy?
    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
    The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson
    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer


7. The central character in this Victorian novel is the heroine, narrator and title character. After a miserable childhood, she goes to work as the governess at Thornfield Hall.
    "Emma" (Jane Austen)
    "Tess of the D'Urbervilles" (Thomas Hardy)
    "Jane Eyre" (Charlotte Bronte)
    "Shirley" (Charlotte Bronte)


8. Which of the following emperors was the subject of a "pseudo-autobiography" written by Robert Graves?
    Caligula
    Claudius
    Nero
    Julius Caesar


9. Which Gothic novel is narrated by the character Robert Walton who relates the story to his sister Margaret in a series of letters?
    "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" (Robert Louis Stevenson)
    "Frankenstein" (Mary Shelley)
    "Dracula" (Bram Stoker)
    "Wuthering Heights" (Emily Bronte)


10. Which character is the narrator in Agatha Christie's classic, "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd?"
    Caroline Sheppard
    Dr James Sheppard
    Ashley Ferrars
    Ralph Paton


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Compiled Jun 28 12