English Jeopardy $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 FAMOUS TITLES WHO SAID IT LIT. TERMS SAME NAME FAME FINISH THIS
FAMOUS TITLES $100 A novel by Jane Austen, it was originally titled First Impressions What is Pride and Prejudice ?
FAMOUS TITLES $200 An Anglo-Saxon folk epic, it marks the beginning of English literature What is Beowulf ?
FAMOUS TITLES $300 Written in the Middle Ages, it uses a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Thomas a Becket as a frame story What is The Canterbury Tales ?
FAMOUS TITLES $400 Samuel Taylor Coleridge claimed to have dreamed this poem line for line, after fallilng asleep while reading a passage from a work about the founder of the great Mongol dynasty What is “Kubla Khan”?
FAMOUS TITLES $500 This well known poem by Robbie Burns provided John Steinbeck with the title for one of his most famous novels. What is Of Mice and Men ?
WHO SAID IT $100 “I have no spur / To prick the sides of my intent, but only / Vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itself / and falls on th’other –” Who is Macbeth ?
WHO SAID IT $200 “… when he shall die, / Take him and cut him out in little stars, / And he will make the face of heaven so fine / That all the world will be in love with night / And pay no worship to the garish sun.” Who is Juliet ?
WHO SAID IT $300 “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.” Who is Ulysses ?
WHO SAID IT $400 “He prayeth best, who loveth best / All things both great and small…” Who is the Ancient Mariner?
WHO SAID IT $500 “O mother, mother, make my bed, / O make it soft and narrow: Since my love died for me today, / I’ll die for him tomorrow.” Who is Bonnie Barbara Allan ?
LITERARY TERMS $100 A Latin phrase, it means “seize the day.” What is “carpe diem” ?
LITERARY TERMS $200 The high point of interest or suspense in a literary work What is climax ?
LITERARY TERMS $300 The perspective or vantage point from which a story is told What is point of view ?
LITERARY TERMS $400 A moment of insight in which a character recognizes some truth What is epiphany ?
LITERARY TERMS $500 A deliberate exaggeration or overstatement What is hyperbole ?
SAME NAME FAME $100 A character in both Mother Goose and Lewis Carroll Who is Humpty Dumpty ?
SAME NAME FAME $200 A character in A Christmas Carol and Donald Duck’s uncle Who is Scrooge ?
SAME NAME FAME $300 A Shakespearean tragic figure and a type of salad Who is Caesar?
SAME NAME FAME $400 A mythical world bearer and a tire company Who is Atlas ?
SAME NAME $500 The Roman god of war and a candy company Who is Mars ?
FINISH THIS $100 “She walks in beauty like …” What is the night ?
FINISH THIS $200 “Fair is foul and …” What is foul is fair ?
FINISH THIS $300 “Death be not …” What is proud ?
FINISH THIS $400 “How do I love thee? Let me …” What is count the ways ?
FINISH THIS $500 “For never was a story of more woe / Than this of …” What is Juliet and her Romeo ?