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New game anyone? Titles of literary texts.

Discussion in 'English' started by Tiggywinkle, Apr 7, 2005.

  1. Stolen from taster's song game. You have to match at least one word from preceding title, but can't be in same genre eg if preceding title is novel, succeeding one must be short story, play. poem etc.
    eg. The Old Curiosity Shop novel
    Old King Cole nursery rhyme.

    First one
    Oldest Living Confederate Widow tells All - a great big saga of a novel
     
  2. Stolen from taster's song game. You have to match at least one word from preceding title, but can't be in same genre eg if preceding title is novel, succeeding one must be short story, play. poem etc.
    eg. The Old Curiosity Shop novel
    Old King Cole nursery rhyme.

    First one
    Oldest Living Confederate Widow tells All - a great big saga of a novel
     
  3. Can I contribute 'The Merry Widow' or are musicals not allowed? I suppose it does fall short from the 'literary' perspective.
     
  4. Yep.
    Merry Wives of Windsor play
     
  5. Wives and Daughters - Gaskell - novel
     
  6. Daughters of Decadence - Virago anthology of fin-de-siecle short stories by women.
     
  7. Is The Bone-Setter's Daughter (novel, Amy Tan) allowed?
     
  8. The Bone Collector - film script?
     
  9. The Collector --- a novel in thed first place
     
  10. The Collector Collector: A Novel by Tibor Fischer
     
  11. go on: beat that without using "the".
     
  12. Ah hatstand, if you read the rules, you have to have a different genre than the preceding one. but hey, never mind

    The Rent Collector really creepy novel
     
  13. I mean play
     
  14. Rent

    Musical

    aha ha ha ha ha ha ha ...
     
  15. Rent Day Blues: Sterling A. Brown - Poem

    That better Tiggy? Newbie getting the hang of the rules!
    Must be loads with "blues" in it!
     
  16. Blue remembered Hills play and title of Rosemary Sutcliffe's auto biog
    double points for me
     
  17. Hills Like White Elephants: Ernest Hemingway: Short Story

    Or Blue remembered Hills: TV Drama by Dennis Potter

    Or "Blue Remembered HIlls" poem by A Houseman

    Now I'm just showing off.
     
  18. Like Water for Chocolate - novel (and film)
     
  19. Chocolate Cake - Michael Rosen - Poem
     
  20. The Chocolate War - Kid's Novel - Robert Cormier
     

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