Who Wrote That? #9

Read each quotation and select its author from among those given. The post-game explanation identifies the specific work from which the quotation is taken.

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Last updated: June 11, 2024
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“My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings;
Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!”
“The time has come, the Walrus said,
To talk of many things:
Of shoes—and ships—and sealing-wax—
Of cabbages—and kings—
And why the sea is boiling hot—
And whether pigs have wings.”
“The Walrus and the Carpenter” from Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
“We wear the mask that grins and lies,
It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,—
This debt we pay to human guile;
With torn and bleeding hearts we smile,
And mouth with myriad subtleties.”
“We Wear the Mask”
“‘Yes,’ I said. ‘Isn’t it pretty to think so?’”
The Sun Also Rises
“It was a pleasure to burn.”
Fahrenheit 451
“The truth will set you free. But not until it is finished with you.”
Infinite Jest
“Between my finger and my thumb
The squat pen rests.
I’ll dig with it.”
“Half a league, half a league,
Half a league onward,
All in the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.
“Forward, the Light Brigade!
Charge for the guns!” he said.
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.”
“The Charge of the Light Brigade”
“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.”
Wuthering Heights
“People are afraid to merge on freeways in Los Angeles. This is the first thing I hear when I come back to the city.”
Less Than Zero
Alfred Tennyson
Bret Easton Ellis
David Foster Wallace
Emily Brontë
Ernest Hemingway
Lewis Carrol
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ray Bradbury
Seamus Heaney
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