Sunday, January 25, 2009

Thanks to all who participated in the Shakespeare Quiz. The answers are:

Which Shakespeare play:

  1. mentions America? The Comedy of Errors
  2. contains a character who is a native Russian? The Winter's Tale
  3. contains a group of men who disguise themselves as Russians? Love's Labour's Lost
  4. has scenes set in The Garter Inn? The Merry Wives of Windsor
  5. includes the Battle of Actium? Antony and Cleopatra
  6. has a character who wishes he was a glove? Romeo and Juliet
  7. has scenes set in a brothel in Mytilene? Pericles
  8. includes an English King who sings on his deathbed? King John
  9. includes two husbands who kill their wives on stage? Othello
  10. has a heroine who is the only female character in the play? The Tempest

And the winners of Bill Bryson's Shakespeare, The World as Stage are:

  1. Tory Talbot, Montclair, NJ
  2. Nora Corrigan, Columbus, MS
  3. Lea Luecking Frost, St. Louis, MO
  4. Keith Jones, St. Paul, MN
  5. Scott O’Neil, Bel Air, MD



Bill said...

I knew them all except for King John, which is odd because I'm a bigger fan of that play than many of the others.

Thanks for posting the answers - that was driving me crazy. Thanks too for the quiz; it was fun!

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