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Literary Characters

written by: Eve
 
Try to identify these characters from English and American novels. Some of them are eccentric individuals, others represent universal qualities which we all seem to possess.

Question 1:


This literary character wanted to remain forever young and retain his extraordinarily good looks. As a result of this wish, his portrait begins to age instead of him and becomes horrid and ugly, reflecting the character’s increasing fall into depravity.
Angel Clare
Basil Halward
Henry Wotton
Dorian Gray

Question 2:


This teenage literary hero, living in 1950s New York, thinks that people around him are ‘phonies’. His dream is to be the person who keeps children from falling off a cliff.
Joe Lampton
Holden Caulfield
Sal Paradise
Larry Durrell

Question 3:


This fictional character created by Jack Kerouac embodies the values of the ‘Beat Generation’. He is liberated, hedonistic, intense and dazzlingly unpredictable. He constantly travels round the USA in search of joyful adventure.
Humbert Humbert
Holden Caulfield
Dean Moriarty
Alexander Portnoy

Question 4:


This fictional hero teaches his two children, Scout and Jem, that it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird, since the only thing mocking birds do is sing their hearts for people to enjoy.
William Jennings
Tom Robinson
Jeems Cunningham
Atticus Finch

Question 5:


This literary character is the gamekeeper, who helps Constance Chatterley experience a sexual awakening.
Clifford Chatterley
Philip Carey
Arthur Dimmesdale
Oliver Mellors

Question 6:


This fictional character is a World War II flier, stationed on the island of Pianosa, in the Mediterranean. He thinks that everyone wants to kill him. He wants to go home, but he cannot get out of combat duty, because there is a ‘catch’.
John Yossarian
Nick Caraway
Ethan Hawley
Milo Minderbinder

Question 7:


The rivalry between these fictional twin-brothers, born in the Salinas Valley in the Trask family, resembles the relationship of the biblical characters, Cain and Abel.
Paul and Arthur
Holden and Alley
Caleb and Aron
Thomas and Rudolf

Question 8:


This literary protagonist lives in a totalitarian state, where everybody is constantly watched by the dictator, "Big Brother."
Winston Smith
Philip Morel
Billie Bibbit
Arthur Morel

Question 9:


This fictional hero is strongly dominated by his demanding Jewish mother. He says the words, ‘I am marked like a road map from head to toe with my repressions’.
Humbert Humbert
Jay Gatsby
Alexander Portnoy
Stephen Dedalus

Question 10:


Although he is sane, this rebellious, fun-loving literary character is a patient in a mental ward. He confronts the domineering Nurse, Ratched.
Atticus Finch
Randle McMurphy
Winston Smith
Stephen Dedalus

 


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