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March 29th
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  • In which classic novel by Franz Kafka does the protagonist Gregor Samsa wake up one morning to find himself transformed into a giant insect?
  • Which classic novel by Joseph Conrad follows the journey of Charles Marlow up the Congo River to meet the enigmatic ivory trader Kurtz?
  • In the classic novel 'The Stranger' by Albert Camus, what is the name of the protagonist who attends his mother's funeral and later commits a senseless murder, leading to his trial and existential reflections?
  • Which classic novel by Virginia Woolf follows a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway as she prepares for a party in post-World War I England, intertwining her thoughts with those of Septimus Warren Smith, a shell-shocked veteran?
  • In the classic novel 'Beloved' by Toni Morrison, what is the name of the character who returns as a ghost to haunt Sethe, a former slave grappling with the trauma of her past?

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March 25th
Questions
  • Which classic novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne explores themes of sin, guilt, and redemption through the character of Hester Prynne, who is punished for committing adultery in 17th-century Puritan Boston?
  • Who is the author of the novel 'The Count of Monte Cristo', which follows the story of Edmond Dantès seeking vengeance against those who wronged him, set in the early 19th century in France and Italy?
  • In the novel 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens, what is the name of the mysterious benefactor who aids Pip in his transformation from a blacksmith's apprentice to a gentleman in Victorian England?
  • Which classic novel by Oscar Wilde tells the story of a man whose portrait ages while he remains youthful, exploring themes of vanity, morality, and the consequences of one's actions?
  • Who is the author of the novel 'Little Women', which follows the lives of the March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—as they grow up during the American Civil War and face challenges and joys together?

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March 20th
Questions
  • Which classic novel by Herman Melville tells the story of a sailor's obsessive quest for revenge against a white whale named Moby Dick?
  • In the novel 'The Idiot' by Fyodor Dostoevsky, what is the name of the protagonist who is viewed as naive and morally pure in a society filled with corruption and deceit?
  • Which classic novel by Victor Hugo follows the lives of ex-convict Jean Valjean and police inspector Javert, set against the backdrop of 19th-century France?
  • In the novel 'Middlemarch' by George Eliot, what is the name of the idealistic and intellectual young woman who seeks to make a difference in the world through her marriage and societal actions?
  • Which classic novel by Leo Tolstoy follows the spiritual and philosophical journey of Prince Dmitri Nekhlyudov, who seeks redemption and understanding after a life-changing event?

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March 8th
Questions
  • In the novel 'Ulysses' by James Joyce, which city is the setting for the events that unfold on a single day, June 16, 1904?
  • Who is the author of the semi-autobiographical novel 'Of Human Bondage', which explores themes of love, art, and philosophy through the protagonist Philip Carey?
  • Which classic novel by Virginia Woolf uses the technique of 'stream of consciousness' to delve into the thoughts and experiences of its characters over the course of a day?
  • Who wrote the novel 'The Sound and the Fury', which employs a unique narrative style with multiple perspectives and a nonlinear structure to tell the story of the Compson family in the American South?
  • Which classic novel by Daphne du Maurier features the character of Mrs. de Winter, the second wife of Maxim de Winter, and unfolds the mystery surrounding the death of his first wife, Rebecca?

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March 7th
Questions
  • Which classic novel by Emily Brontë features the characters Heathcliff and Catherine Earnshaw, set against the backdrop of the Yorkshire Moors?
  • In the novel 'Anna Karenina' by Leo Tolstoy, what is the profession of the title character's husband, Alexei Alexandrovich Karenin?
  • Which classic novel by Charles Dickens features the character of Miss Havisham, an embittered recluse who wears her wedding dress for years after being jilted on her wedding day?
  • In 'The Brothers Karamazov' by Fyodor Dostoevsky, which brother is known for his intellectual and philosophical pursuits, often engaging in debates about faith and reason?
  • Which classic novel by Thomas Hardy follows the life of Bathsheba Everdene, a young woman who inherits a farm and faces challenges in love and relationships with three different suitors?

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February 10th
Questions
  • In the novel 'Crime and Punishment' by Fyodor Dostoevsky, what is the name of the main character who commits a murder and grapples with guilt and redemption?
  • Which classic novel by Jane Austen follows the lives of the Dashwood sisters, Elinor and Marianne, as they navigate love, societal expectations, and heartbreak?
  • In 'The Odyssey' by Homer, what is the name of Odysseus' faithful dog who recognizes him upon his return after 20 years of adventures and trials?
  • Which classic novel by Charlotte Brontë features the character Jane Eyre, who overcomes adversity and finds love despite her difficult upbringing and societal constraints?
  • In the novel 'Les Misérables' by Victor Hugo, what is the name of the ex-convict who seeks redemption and becomes a beloved mayor known as Monsieur Madeleine?

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January 8th
Questions
  • In the novel '1984' by George Orwell, what is the forbidden act of rebellion against the Party called?
  • Who is the author of the classic novel 'One Hundred Years of Solitude'?
  • In the novel 'To Kill a Mockingbird' by Harper Lee, what is the name of the lawyer who defends Tom Robinson?
  • Who wrote the classic science fiction novel 'Brave New World'?
  • In the novel 'The Catcher in the Rye' by J.D. Salinger, what is the name of the protagonist?

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December 28th
Questions
  • In 'War and Peace' by Leo Tolstoy, which historical figure is known for his presence at the Battle of Borodino?
  • Who wrote the classic novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'?
  • In Mary Shelley's 'Frankenstein', what is the name of the scientist who creates the monster?
  • Who wrote the novel 'Wuthering Heights', a classic of English literature?
  • What is the name of the ship in Herman Melville's novel 'Moby-Dick'?

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September 2nd
Questions
  • In the novel 'Moby-Dick', what is the name of Captain Ahab's ship?
  • Who wrote the novel 'Pride and Prejudice'?
  • What is the opening line of Charles Dickens' novel 'A Tale of Two Cities'?
  • What is the name of the fictional kingdom in George Orwell's '1984'?
  • Which classic novel features the character Hester Prynne, who is forced to wear a scarlet letter 'A' as punishment?