Quiz: Rather Difficult Quiz about Literary Characters (English and American Literature)

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  1. Sir Pitt Crawley (3)
  2. Nelly Dean (3) Wuthering Heights (E. Brontë) (Podoprufrock)
  3. Philip Pirrip (3) Great Expectations (Dickens) (Podoprufrock)
  4. Becky Sharp (2) Vanity Fair (Thackeray) (Podoprufrock)
  5. Dr. Casaubon (4)
  6. Jack Worthing (3) The Importance of Being Earnest (Wilde) (Podoprufrock)
  7. Andrew Undershaft (4)
  8. Mrs. Hitchcock (5)
  9. Gudrun Brangwen (3) Women in Love (Lawrence) (cmonster)
  10. Gabriel Conroy (2)
  11. Molly Bloom (2) Ulysses (Joyce) (cmonster)
  12. Peter Walsh (3)
  13. Adela Quested (2)
  14. Aadam Aziz (2)
  15. Ishmael Bush (4)
  16. Roderick Usher (2) The Fall of the House of Usher (Poe) (Podoprufrock)
  17. Hester Prynne (2) The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne) (P Pogo)
  18. May Welland (3)
  19. Captain Ahab (1) Moby Dick (Melville) (Podoprufrock)
  20. Chad Newsome (3)
  21. Henry Fleming (3) Red Badge of Courage (Crane) (P Pogo)
  22. Carrie Meeber (4)
  23. Newland Archer (2) The Age of Innocence (Wharton) (JohnnyW)
  24. Wing Biddlebaum (4) Winesburg, Ohio (Anderson) (JohnnyW)
  25. Nick Carraway (2) The Great Gatsby (Fitzgerald) (Podoprufrock)
  26. Jake Barnes (3) The Sun Also Rises (Hemingway) (JohnnyW)
  27. Benjy Compson (3) The Sound and the Fury (Faulkner) (grandpa_chum)
  28. Eugene Gant (4)
  29. Floyd Thursby (2) The Maltese Falcon (Hammett) (Podoprufrock)
  30. Jim Casy (2)
  31. Tom Wingfield (3)
  32. Jake Blount (3) The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (McCullers) (buddy)
  33. Mr. Head (3)
  34. Nat Turner (2) The Confessions of Nat Turner (Styron) (JohnnyW)
  35. Humbert Humbert (2) Lolita (Nabokov) (Podoprufrock)
  36. Moses Herzog (2) Herzog (Bellow) (grandpa_chum)
  37. Colonel Cathcart (2) Catch-22 (Heller) (P Pogo)
  38. Billy Pilgrim (2) Slaughterhouse-Five (Vonnegut) (P Pogo)
  39. Oedipa Maas (4) The Crying of Lot 49 (Pynchon) (JohnnyW)
  40. William Wilson (3) William Wilson (Poe) (Podoprufrock) ANOTHER POSSIBILITY
  41. Johnnie Dowd (5)
  42. Gemmy Fairley (5)
  43. Ned Kelly (4)
  44. Lata Mehra (4)
  45. Edward Rochester (3) Jane Eyre (C. Brontë) (Podoprufrock) ANOTHER POSSIBILITY
  46. Colonel Joll (4)
  47. Roger Chillingworth (4) The Scarlet Letter (Hawthorne) (tdunnie)
  48. Cal Trask (2) East of Eden (Steinbeck) (P Pogo)
  49. Colonel Kurtz (2) Heart of Darkness (Conrad) (Podoprufrock)
  50. Phoebe Caulfield (1) The Catcher in the Rye (Salinger) (P Pogo)
Author Comments: 

Name work and author.

Degrees of difficulty:
5: very difficult
4: difficult
3: average difficulty
2: rather easy
1: easy

See here!!!

Score:

Podoprufrock: 28
JohnnyW: 17
P Pogo: 12
cmonster: 5
grandpa_chum: 5
tdunnie: 4
buddy: 3

Here I lay bare my paltry knowlegde:

2. Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte
3. Great Expectations, Charles Dickens
4. Vanity Fair, William Makepeace Thackeray
6. The Importance of Being Earnest, Oscar Wilde
16. The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe
19. Moby-Dick, Herman Melville
25. The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald
29. The Maltese Falcon, Dashiell Hammett
35. Lolita, Vladimir Nabakov
40. William Wilson, Edgar Allan Poe
45. Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte
49. Heart of Darkness, Joseph Conrad

Off the top of my skull:

Hester Prynne: The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne
Henry Fleming: Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane
Billy Pilgrim: Slaughterhouse Five, Vonnegut
Cal Trask: East of Eden, Steinbeck
Phoebe Caulfield: Catcher in the Rye, Salinger

Oh and #37 Colonel Cathcart is Catch-22, Joseph Heller

Correct x 6 = Brilliant!

Great guesses (and knowledges), all correct.

For #40 and #45 you even found two possibilities I hadn't thought of.

11. Ulysses - James Joyce
9. Women in Love - DH Lawrence

Excellent.

27- the sound and the fury
guess 36- herzog

sorry... faulkner and bellow

Eso es.

23. The Age of Innocence/Wharton
24. Winesburg, OH/Anderson
26. The Sun Also Rises/Hemingway
34. The Confessions of Nat Turner/Styron; The Confessions of Nat Turner/Nat Turner
39. The Crying of Lot 49/Pynchon

Yup, that it is!

32. Jake Blount is from The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

That's it!

47 Roger Chillingworth - The Scarlet Letter - Hawthorne

1. Sir Pitt Crawley-Vanity Fair, Thackeray
5. Dr Causabon-Middlemarch, Eliot