Questions about titles today, from Literary Trivia by Riehard Lederer and Michael Gilleland
1. What is the prize in Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery”?
2. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, what is the letter, and what does it stand for?
3. What is the speaker’s proposal in Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal”?
4. What is the talisman in Walter Scott’s The Talisman?
5. How is the lock “raped” in Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock?