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BATB Literature 401 - References,
References, Who Knows the References?

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Welcome to Beauty and the Beast Literature 401 - References, References, Who Knows the References?

We are glad to see you're a die hard fan of classic literature because you're going to need all your knowledge to complete this assignment. There are 38 multiple choice questions based on classic references made in the series. Good luck!

Select a Character and an Episode from the dropdown lists that correspond to the poems on the left. When an Character or Episode is selected, it will be disabled or "greyed out" in the dropdown lists next to the other poems. To change your selection, you may select one of the unused options or the blank entry at the top of the list. Your previous selection will then be available to used elsewhere. Click on the poem title to read the poem. When you've entered all your guesses, press the Check Your Answers button at the bottom of the page. Each entry will be marked with a "W" for Wrong or C for Correct. Press the Reset Answers button to clear your selections and start over.

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1. The episode A Children's Story is loosely based on what book by Charles Dickens?
2. What episode takes its name from a Percy Shelley poem?
3. What book does Joe suggest to Catherine during their visit to Mr. Smyth's bookstore in the episode When the Blue Bird Sings?
4. In the episode God Bless the Child, Father suggests the name Imogene for Lena's baby. The name comes from what Shakespeare play?
5. What episode takes its name from a Greek myth in which the hero is permitted by the gods to rescue his dead wife from the underworld?
6.What character in mythology does Paracelsus compare Vincent to in the episode Ceremony of Innocence?
7. The episode, Though Lovers Be Lost, gets its title from the poem And Death shall have no Dominion written by who?
8. In the episode Promises of Someday we learn that Devin and Vincent planned many an adventure, one taken from which Mark Twain novel?
9. An old English nursery rhyme provides the title for what episode?
10. The title of the episode A Gentle Rain, comes from what Shakespeare play?
11. What episode takes its title from Ecclesiastes 3:3?
12. During the episode A Kingdom by the Sea, we discover that Elliot's yacht is named for what Greek Character?
13. The title of the episode In the Forest of the Night is a line from the poem Tiger, Tiger written by who?
14. What character is compared to King Arthur in the episode A Terrible Savior?
15. Coleridge's Kubla Khan provides the title for what episode?
16. The hotel in the episode Masques was named for a famous author in BATB literature. Who was it?
17. Vincent gives Lena what book to read in the episode God Bless the Child?
18. During a phone conversation in the episode Ozymandias, Elliot describes Mouse as some "dimwit dressed like he's just escaped from Ruritania." What literary work does Ruritania come from?
19. The title of the episode The Hollow Men comes from a poem written by who?
20. What first edition does Catherine give to Vincent in the episode When the Blue Bird Sings?
21. What episode is loosely based on A Christmas Carol or It's a Wonderful Life?
22. The episode A Kingdom by the Sea is named from what Edgar Allen Poe poem?
23. The Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur provides the name for what episode?
24. In the episode Masques, what story does Kipper ask Father to tell the children?
25. The episodes What Rough Beast and Ceremony of Innocence both take their titles from what poem written by William B.Yeats?
26. The episode To Reign in Hell takes its name from what literary work?
27. What essay by Oscar Wilde provides the name for the episode When the Blue Bird Sings?
28. What episode's name is provided by a poem by William Henley?
29. The episode The Dead of Winter takes its name from what T.S. Eliot poem?
30. What episode takes its name from a poem by Richard Lovelace?
31. The title of the episode, The Chimes at Midnight is drawn from what Shakespearean play?
32. In Shades of Grey, what poet does Father tell Vincent he will recite to prove he is lucid?
33. Little Gidding by T.S. Eliot is the source for the title of what episode?
34. The episode A Happy Life takes its title from what literary work by Euripides?
35. What book does Diana make reference to after attending the naming feast in the episode The Reckoning?
36. In the episode God Bless the Child, Father suggests the Shakespearean names of Rosalind and Imogene for Lena's daughter. Vincent does not agree and counters with what other names?
37. In the episode Shades of Gray, Vincent thanks Father for having showed the world to him through the words of Mark Twain, Rudyard Kipling and ....?
38. Both Promises of Someday and Brothers, Devin says that he's been everywhere in the world, using the same phrase that mentions two mythical lands. What is it?