Famous Authors Printable Word Search Quiz

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Test your knowledge by answering these questions about famous authors.

Instructions: From the time of Queen Elizabeth to the 20th century, see if you can answer these questions about some famous authors of the English language. To solve or not to solve, these are the questions:

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  1. Who wrote "Wuthering Heights"?
  2. Mary Shelley started writing her novel about this scientist and his monster when she was 18
  3. "Pride and Prejudice", published in 1813, was written by this author
  4. Published in 1950, "I, Robot" was written by this sci-fi author
  5. Thomas Hardy's novel "The Return of the ____" caused a bit of a stir in part for its portrayal of illicit relationships
  6. "To the Lighthouse" was written by _____ ____, known for her "stream of consciousness" prose
  7. "The Merchant of Venice", "King Lear", and "Twelfth Night" were written by William _____
  8. F. Scott ____ wrote "The Great Gatsby"
  9. One of the works that Ernest ____ is known for is a story about an old fisherman doing battle with a marlin
  10. Born in Mississippi, William _____ wrote "The Sound and the Fury"
  11. "Call Me Ishmael..." is a famous line from this novel by Herman Melville
  12. Charles ____ is a 19th century English author known for novels including one about London and Paris during the French Revolution, and one involving a stingy old man and his encounter with ghosts

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