Saturday, March 20, 2010

Purloined Poetry - Random Trivia Questions

Each of this week's titles was borrowed from a piece of poetry. Can you name the original poems and their authors for one point each?

Purloined Poetry Questions

  • Q1) The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger (1951 novel) [source for just the "Rye" part]
  • Q2) The Doors (1965 band) [original source]
  • Q3) Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004 movie)
  • Q4) For Whom the Bell Tolls, Ernest Hemingway (1940 novel)
  • Q5) The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Carson McCullers (1940 novel and 1968 movie)
  • Q6) I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou (1969 autobiography)
  • Q7) I've Heard the Mermaids Singing (1987 movie) and Till Human Voices Wake Us (2002 movie)
  • Q8) Little Orphan Annie, Harold Gray (1924 comic strip)
  • Q9) The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side, Agatha Christie (1962 novel)
  • Q10) No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy (2005 novel and 2007 movie)
  • Q11) Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck (1937 novella)
  • Q12) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Ken Kesey (1962 book and 1975 movie) [disputed source]

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