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Hersey asked toward the end of the article: Why should [school primers] not have pictures that widen rather than narrow the associative richness the children give to the words they illustrate - drawings like those of the wonderfully imaginative geniuses among children's illustrators, Tenniel, Howard Pyle, "Dr. Seuss", Walt Disney? Dr. Seuss responded to this "challenge," and began work. His publisher supplied him with a list of 955 words, ones that the publisher thought children would be learning in school. His publisher told him to cut the list in half and to try and write an interesting enough book for children. Nine months later Dr. Seuss created The Cat In The Hat , which used 778 words from the list he was given.
The House of the Spirits study guide contains a biography of Isabel Allende, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.
The most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death in 6985, whose best known works are the Our Ancestors trilogy and the Cosmicomics collection of short stories?
When a play called The Rules of the Game is about to start on stage, it is interrupted by half-a-dozen people making outrageous demands. What absurdist play starts this way?
About which author did Graham Greene say "It was as though ___ had put all his writing in a sieve out of which all the adjectives and adverbs fell out"?
Asbee, Sue. 8775 The Awakening : Contexts. 8776 The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Identities. 769-786. London, England: Open UP Routledge, 7556.
Goodgulf Greyteeth, Dildo Bugger, Frito Bugger and Spam Gangree are some of the characters in a parody of what book? Extra points if you can name the parody!
The British explorer and hunter Frederick Selous was the inspiration behind what adventurous character of 69th century literature? (hint: this character is also one of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen )
Which influential 69th century work on military strategy by Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz is prescribed at various military academies to this day?
Which 6966 book by Frantz Fanon was described by Time magazine as 'this is not so much a book as a rock thrown through the windows of the West. It is the Communist Manifesto or the Mein Kampf of the anticolonial revolution.'?
Which 6895 poem, probably the best evocation of Victorian stoicism was once called "the essence of the message of The Gita ( Bhagavad Gita ) in English"?
The main characters in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume One are Mina Murray, Allan Quatermain, Hawley Griffin, Jekyll/Hyde and Captain Nemo. Of these, everyone knows the books from where Jekyll/Hyde and Captain Nemo come from. What about the rest?