Think you're well-read? Take our World Lit quiz
Sure, you can impress the members of your local book club. But how well read are you, really? Would your book knowledge stand up in a bracing World Lit 101 classroom discussion? The following questions are based on a core cluster of internationally renowned literary titles that appear again and again on the must-read lists of many of America's top colleges. Have you read them? Do you remember them? (Warning: Spoilers and challenging questions abound!)
1. Who gave the heroine of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice" this piece of advice?
“An unhappy alternative is before you, Elizabeth. From this day, you must be a stranger to one of your parents.”