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100

Despite purportedly possessing "his mother's eyes," which were green, in the Harry Potter film series the titular character was depicted as having what color eyes?
What is blue eyes.

100

This novel concerns anthropomorphized rabbits as they struggle to reach the titular location and establish a new society. Give the title and author.
What is Watership Down, Richard Adams.

100

These two notable science fiction writers share a middle initial and graduated from the same high school, in the same year, without knowing each other.
Who are Ursula K. LeGuin and Philip K. Dick.

100

"This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang but a whimper."
What is "The Hollow Men," T.S. Eliot

100

This disaffected teen hates phonies, dreams of giving girls the time, and spends the entirety of his tale roaming New York City after being expelled from Pencey Preparatory.
Who is Holden Caulfield, The Catcher in the Rye.

200

Although still extremely grotesque, an orgy scene was removed from this horror film's adaptation despite the author's objection's to its removal. What is the original text and its author?
What is Stephen King's IT.

200

Herman Melville's greatest work explores issues of class and faith against the backdrop of a hunt. What kind of creature is being hunted?
What is the White Whale, Moby-Dick, inspired by real life sperm whale Mocha Dick.

200

This Beat Poet associate killed his wife during a game of 'William Tell,' a game with which he shares his first name.
Who is William Burroughs.

200

"All happy families are alike, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
What is Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy

200

An optometrist who came unstuck in time.
Who is Billy Pilgrim, Slaughterhouse Five.

300

What actor has featured in all of these book-to-film adaptations: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, East of Eden, Whose Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, The Taming of the Shrew?
Who is Elizabeth Taylor?

300

In Ovid's Metamorphosis and other volumes of mythology, what kind of bird is Philomela turned into?
What is a nightingale.

300

What author was severely beaten by a group of Hell's Angels after trying to stop one of them from beating his wife and dog?
Who is Hunter S. Thompson.

300

"So it goes."
What is Slaughterhouse Five, Kurt Vonnegut.

300

Good spirited with a hearty laugh, but carries the heavy burden of being judgmental and thinking she's a cut above the company. Broody, bantering men are her favorite. With a marriage obsessed mother and three sisters.
Who is Lizzie Bennet, Pride & Prejudice.

400

What novel was made into an extremely successful movie featuring Micky Rooney in horrendous yellow-face?
What is Breakfast at Tiffany's.

400

This Orwellian creature, inspired by Leon Trotsky, is best known for the coining the phrase, "Four legs good, two legs bad." Give the character name and work.
Who is Snowball, from Animal Farm.

400

This author, known for being the best selling author of all time, grew to detest one of the characters that had made her mystery novels so popular. Answer with author and character for full points.
Who is Agatha Christie, regarding Hercule Poirot.

400

"If music be the food of love, play on."
What is Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, said by Orsino in Act I, scene i.

400

This alliteratively named character was inspired by the works of Edgar Allen Poe, created by an avid lepidopterist and is equally committed to his own sinister fixation. He was brought to life on the big screen by Stanley Kubrick.
Who is Humbert Humbert, from Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov.

500

This literary character is the most portrayed of all time, although not always in faithful adaptations of his eponymous novel. Bela Lugosi, John Carradine and Leslie Nielsen have all donned the cape on the big screen.
Who is Dracula.

500

This creature meets its end in one of the greatest nonsense poems in existence, included in C.S. Lewis's sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
What is the Jabberwock.

500

This author, known primarily for the frequently anthologized "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," disappeared without a trace at the age of 71 while on a train tour of Civil War battlegrounds.
Who is Ambrose Bierce.

500

"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it."
Who is Evelyn Beatrice Hall, though one of many quotes frequently misattributed to Voltaire.

500

This middle-aged school teacher has always relied on the kindness of strangers.
Who is Blanche DuBois, A Streetcar Named Desire.