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1loriephillips
Editat: gen. 21, 2009, 8:35pm

Some folks over on the 2009 75 Book Challenge group are taking this quiz and I thought it might be fun here too.

This is me:




You're Anne of Green Gables!

by L.M. Montgomery

Bright, chipper, vivid, but with the emotional fortitude of cottage
cheese, you make quite an impression on everyone you meet. You're impulsive, rash,
honest, and probably don't have a great relationship with your parents. People hurt
your feelings constantly, but your brazen honestly doesn't exactly treat others with
kid gloves. Ultimately, though, you win the hearts and minds of everyone that matters.
You spell your name with an E and you want everyone to know about it.


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Hmm... :)

2OsideNative
gen. 22, 2009, 10:58am




You're Mother Night!

by Kurt Vonnegut

Nobody knows what to believe about you, and you know least of all. You
spent most of your time convinced that the ends justify the means, but your means were,
well, downright mean! And the end is nigh. Meanwhile all you want is to travel back in
time, if not to change, then to just delight in the way it used to be. You are who you
pretend to be. Oh yes, you're the great pretender.


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Say what?

3theaelizabet
gen. 22, 2009, 11:10am




You're Love in the Time of Cholera!

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Like Odysseus in a work of Homer, you demonstrate undying loyalty by
sleeping with as many people as you possibly can. But in your heart you never give
consent! This creates a strange quandary of what love really means to you. On the
one hand, you've loved the same person your whole life, but on the other, your actions
barely speak to this fact. Whatever you do, stick to bottled water. The other stuff
could get you killed.


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Ha!

4loriephillips
gen. 22, 2009, 12:10pm

>3 theaelizabet: theaelizabet

"you demonstrate undying loyalty by
sleeping with as many people as you possibly can"

Naughty naughty! LOL ;o)

5theaelizabet
gen. 22, 2009, 12:15pm

I know! Hope my husband doesn't find out!

6WholeHouseLibrary
Editat: gen. 22, 2009, 12:22pm




You're The Dictionary!

by Merriam-Webster

You're one of those know-it-all types, with an amazing amount of
knowledge at your command. People really enjoy spending time with you in very short
spurts, but hanging out with you for a long time tends to bore them. When folks
really need an authority to refer to, however, you're the one they seek. You're an
exceptional speller and very well organized.


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Strange, I always thought of myself more as a Thesaurus....

7loriephillips
gen. 22, 2009, 12:29pm

>5 theaelizabet: We will all keep quiet about it. He won't find out from us!

>6 WholeHouseLibrary: Wow. I want to be a dictionary. How handy would that be for a reader!

:)

8NeverStopTrying
gen. 22, 2009, 4:43pm




You're The Guns of August!

by Barbara Tuchman

Though you're interested in war, what you really want to know is what
causes war. You're out to expose imperialism, militarism, and nationalism for what they
really are. Nevertheless, you're always living in the past and have a hard time dealing
with what's going on today. You're also far more focused on Europe than anywhere else in
the world. A fitting motto for you might be "Guns do kill, but so can
diplomats."


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9NeverStopTrying
Editat: gen. 22, 2009, 4:48pm

Re Message 8:

Not so much. Maybe 80% on target. Not living in the past. Actively engaged in working for more liveable tomorrow. Amateur historican so that I know that yesterday's todays were frequently nasty at ground level, too. Some guilty on the Euro-centrism. But at least I am a good book, if not exactly a fun read.

10Neverwithoutabook
gen. 22, 2009, 4:47pm




You're Ulysses!

by James Joyce

Most people are convinced that you don't make any sense, but compared
to what else you could say, what you're saying now makes tons of sense. What people do
understand about you is your vulgarity, which has convinced people that you are at once
brilliant and repugnant. Meanwhile you are content to wander around aimlessly, taking in
the sights and sounds of the city. What you see is vast, almost limitless, and brings you
additional fame. When no one is looking, you dream of being a Greek folk hero.


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ROFLOL :)

11CEP
gen. 29, 2009, 7:45pm




You're A Prayer for Owen Meany!

by John Irving

Despite humble and perhaps literally small beginnings, you inspire
faith in almost everyone you know. You are an agent of higher powers, and you manifest
this fact in mysterious and loud ways. A sense of destiny pervades your every waking
moment, and you prepare with great detail for destiny fulfilled. When you speak, IT
SOUNDS LIKE THIS!


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Hmmm....I loved the book, but it was a bit weird.

12cyderry
gen. 30, 2009, 1:35pm




You're Watership Down!

by Richard Adams

Though many think of you as a bit young, even childish, you're
actually incredibly deep and complex. You show people the need to rethink their
assumptions, and confront them on everything from how they think to where they
build their houses. You might be one of the greatest people of all time. You'd
be recognized as such if you weren't always talking about talking rabbits.


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13lbradf
Editat: gen. 31, 2009, 12:27pm




You're Catch-22!

by Joseph Heller

Incredibly witty and funny, you have a taste for irony in all that you
see. It seems that life has put you in perpetually untenable situations, and your sense
of humor is all that gets you through them. These experiences have also made you an
ardent pacifist, though you present your message with tongue sewn into cheek. You
could coin a phrase that replaces the word "paradox" for millions of
people.


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Surprisingly on target! Holding, managing, expressing apparently contradictory values, behaviors, positions while maintaining one's integrity--that's what adds zip to life!!

14eclecticitee
Editat: feb. 23, 2009, 5:02am




You're Mrs. Dalloway!

by Virginia Woolf

Your life seems utterly bland and normal to the casual observer, but
inside you are churning with a million tensions and worries. The company you surround
yourself with may be shallow, but their effects upon your reality are tremendously deep.
To stay above water, you must try to act like nothing's wrong, but you know that the
truth is catching up with you. You're not crazy, you're just a little unwell. But no
doctor can help you now.


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omg, that's funny. Not 30 minutes ago I was reading a biography of Virginia Woolf and was recalling this particular book.

15nohrt4me
març 10, 2009, 12:21pm

I was sure I'd be "Portrait of a Lady" or something by James.

But I'm Ellison's The Invisible Man, strange match, as I'm neither a man, nor would my friends say I'm invisible.

Possibly the test is ferreting out my hidden depths and tendency to side with underdogs.

Yeah, that must be it.

16kevmalone
març 14, 2009, 9:29pm




You're A People's History of the United States!

by Howard Zinn

After years of listening to other peoples' lies, you decided you've
had enough. Now you're out to tell it like it is, with all the gory details and nothing
left out. Instead of respecting leaders, you want to know what the common people have to
offer. But this revolution still has a long way to go, and you're not against making a
little profit while you wait. Honesty is your best policy.


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17mckait
març 29, 2009, 3:36pm




You're Watership Down!

by Richard Adams

Though many think of you as a bit young, even childish, you're
actually incredibly deep and complex. You show people the need to rethink their
assumptions, and confront them on everything from how they think to where they
build their houses. You might be one of the greatest people of all time. You'd
be recognized as such if you weren't always talking about talking rabbits.


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1856Hypocrites
març 29, 2009, 4:25pm




You're Alice's Adventures in Wonderland!

by Lewis Carroll

After stumbling down the wrong turn in life, you've had your mind
opened to a number of strange and curious things. As life grows curiouser and curiouser,
you have to ask yourself what's real and what's the picture of illusion. Little is coming
to your aid in discerning fantasy from fact, but the line between them is so blurry that
it's starting not to matter. Be careful around rabbit holes and those who smile to much,
and just avoid hat shops altogether.


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19jennieg
abr. 2, 2009, 1:01pm

I turned out to be The Advenures of Huckleberry Finn. It seems an odd thing for a midwestern grandmother . . .

20justifiedsinner
abr. 13, 2009, 11:43am




You're Pale Fire!

by Vladimir Nabokov

You're really into poetry and the interpretation thereof. Along the
road of life, you have had several identity crises which make it very unclear who you
are, let alone how to interpret poetry. You probably came from a foreign country, but
then again you seem foreign to everyone in ways unrelated to immigration. Most people
think you're quite funny, but maybe you're just sick. Talking to you ends up being much
like playing a round of the popular board game Clue.


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21DromJohn
Editat: abr. 15, 2009, 10:30am

Ditto to 16> kevmalone

It's me.
Yet, I've read every author above except Zinn.

22usnmm2
maig 18, 2009, 6:45am




You're Animal Farm!

by George Orwell

You are living proof that power corrupts and whoever leads you will
become just as bad as the past leaders. You're quite conflicted about this emotionally
and waver from hopelessly idealistic to tragically jaded. Ultimately, you know you can't trust pigs.



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23yomisugi
Editat: maig 18, 2009, 7:35am




You're Animal Farm!

by George Orwell

You are living proof that power corrupts and whoever leads you will
become just as bad as the past leaders. You're quite conflicted about this emotionally
and waver from hopelessly idealistic to tragically jaded. Ultimately, you know you can't
trust pigs. Your best moments are when you're down on all fours.


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Not sure that I like (or identify with) the description but this is probably the book that I've reread more times than any other.

24buddydon
maig 18, 2009, 7:37am

Fascinating quiz since it requires so few questions to come up with its answer. The item for me doesn't miss by much, choosing one of my favorite novels, Gabriel Garcia Marquez' One Hundred Years of Solitude.




You're One Hundred Years of Solitude!

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Lonely and struggling, you've been around for a very long time.
Conflict has filled most of your life and torn apart nearly everyone you know. Yet there
is something majestic and even epic about your presence in the world. You love life all
the more for having seen its decimation. After all, it takes a village.


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25PhaedraB
maig 18, 2009, 10:36am

Mine's a dilly -- I think.




You're The Poisonwood Bible!

by Barbara Kingsolver

Deeply rooted in a religious background, you have since become both
isolated and schizophrenic. You were naively sure that your actions would help people,
but of course they were resistant to your message and ultimately disaster ensued. Since
you can see so many sides of the same issue, you are both wise beyond your years and
tied to worthless perspectives. If you were a type of waffle, it would be
Belgian.


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26EdGoldberg
maig 18, 2009, 3:26pm

Apparently I'm The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn...You're Adventures of Huckleberry Finn!
by Mark Twain
With an affinity for floating down the river, you see things in black and white. The world is strange and new to you and the more you learn about it, the less it makes sense. You probably speak with an accent and others have a hard time understanding you and an even harder time taking you seriously. Nevertheless, your adventurous spirit is admirable. You really like straw hats.

27tloeffler
maig 18, 2009, 6:50pm




You're Love in the Time of Cholera!

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Like Odysseus in a work of Homer, you demonstrate undying loyalty by
sleeping with as many people as you possibly can. But in your heart you never give
consent! This creates a strange quandary of what love really means to you. On the
one hand, you've loved the same person your whole life, but on the other, your actions
barely speak to this fact. Whatever you do, stick to bottled water. The other stuff
could get you killed.


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28tloeffler
maig 18, 2009, 6:51pm

Only in my dreams...sigh.

29ddelmoni
juny 8, 2009, 7:42am




You're Mrs. Dalloway!

by Virginia Woolf

Your life seems utterly bland and normal to the casual observer, but
inside you are churning with a million tensions and worries. The company you surround
yourself with may be shallow, but their effects upon your reality are tremendously deep.
To stay above water, you must try to act like nothing's wrong, but you know that the
truth is catching up with you. You're not crazy, you're just a little unwell. But no
doctor can help you now.


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at the Blue Pyramid.

30gmerick
juny 13, 2009, 11:09pm




You're Stranger in a Strange Land!

by Robert Heinlein

Most people look at you and think of you as a Martian, even though you
were born on Earth. Silly Earthlings, er, people. Anyway, you've been telling people
about free love and relaxing like it's some radical idea. Most of them want you to go
back to the '60's (or Mars), but others are in your groove. Grok on!


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And it's been a favorite book since high school.

31mckait
juny 14, 2009, 12:53pm

It is one of mine, as well.. I read several copies to death, and gave several away...

32LydiaHD
juny 18, 2009, 11:38pm




You're The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy!

by Douglas Adams

Considered by many to be one of the funniest people around, you are
quite an entertainer. You've also traveled to the far reaches of what you deem possible,
often confused and unsure of yourself. Life continues to jostle you around like a marble,
but it's shown you so much of the world that you don't care. Wacky adventures continue to
lie ahead. Your favorite number is 42.

33buddydon
jul. 12, 2009, 6:07am




You're One Hundred Years of Solitude!

by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Lonely and struggling, you've been around for a very long time.
Conflict has filled most of your life and torn apart nearly everyone you know. Yet there
is something majestic and even epic about your presence in the world. You love life all
the more for having seen its decimation. After all, it takes a village.


Take the Book Quiz
at the Blue Pyramid.

34nobooksnolife
jul. 12, 2009, 9:34am




You're The Sound and the Fury!

by William Faulkner

Strong-willed but deeply confused, you are trying to come to grips
with a major crisis in your life. You can see many different perspectives on the issue,
but you're mostly overwhelmed with despair at what you've lost. People often have a hard
time understanding you, but they have some vague sense that you must be brilliant
anyway. Ultimately, you signify nothing.


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(surprisingly accurate!)

35readhead
jul. 12, 2009, 12:34pm

This is fun!




You're The Catcher in the Rye!

by J.D. Salinger

You are surrounded by phonies, and boy are you sick of them! In an
ongoing struggle to search for a land without phonies, you end up running away from
everything, from school to consequences. In this process, you reveal that many people
in your life have suffered torments and all you really want to do is catch them as
they fall. Perhaps using a baseball mitt. Your biggest fans are infamous
psychotics.


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at the Blue Pyramid.

36dfmorgan
jul. 12, 2009, 4:46pm




You're To Kill a Mockingbird!

by Harper Lee

Perceived as a revolutionary and groundbreaking person, you have
changed the minds of many people. While questioning the authority around you, you've
also taken a significant amount of flack. But you've had the admirable guts to
persevere. There's a weird guy in the neighborhood using dubious means to protect you,
but you're pretty sure it's worth it in the end. In the end, it remains unclear to you
whether finches and mockingbirds get along in real life.


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37varielle
jul. 17, 2009, 2:59pm

Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut

Nobody knows what to believe about you, and you know least of all. You
spent most of your time convinced that the ends justify the means, but your means were,
well, downright mean! And the end is nigh. Meanwhile all you want is to travel back in
time, if not to change, then to just delight in the way it used to be. You are who you
pretend to be. Oh yes, you're the great pretender.

Hmm, guess I better read this.

38soldulac
jul. 19, 2009, 10:51am

Mine is the Poisonwood Bible too.
Anyone read it?
Amazing outcome! since I am Belgian - I mite be a waffle too.

39lbradf
jul. 19, 2009, 11:20am

I read The Poisonwood Bible quite some time ago. I found it very interesting and was one of those books I thought about for awhile after I read it. It brought to my mind the movies "At Play in the Fields of the Lord" and "The Mission."

40AlanPoulter
jul. 19, 2009, 1:44pm


I am so *not* 'Anne of Green Gables'. But then I have not seen a book I am like...

41WholeHouseLibrary
jul. 19, 2009, 4:41pm

#37,
I ~have~ read mine! See #6

42cataylor
jul. 19, 2009, 7:53pm




You're The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

by C.S. Lewis

You were just looking for some decent clothes when everything changed
quite dramatically. For the better or for the worse, it is still hard to tell. Now it
seems like winter will never end and you feel cursed. Soon there will be an epic
struggle between two forces in your life and you are very concerned about a betrayal
that could turn the balance. If this makes it sound like you're re-enacting Christian
theological events, that may or may not be coincidence. When in doubt, put your trust
in zoo animals.


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43Rowntree
ag. 11, 2009, 10:29am

Mmm... I've taken the quiz three times (on different days) and gotten three widely different answers. I must be an anthology. ;-)

44MerryMary
ag. 11, 2009, 12:23pm

I am Watership Down. I've got to quit talking about rabbits so you'll all realize how brilliant I am.

45tloeffler
ag. 11, 2009, 12:23pm

I must be an anthology

LOL!!

46chapin33
ag. 25, 2009, 10:45am

You're One Hundred Years of Solitude!
by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Interesting....

47EireDuck
Editat: nov. 29, 2009, 8:39pm

The sequel to the Book Quiz, the Book Quiz II, was launched today with 64 new books in a similar format to the original. Enjoy!

48WholeHouseLibrary
nov. 29, 2009, 9:21pm

First, I'm the dictionary (see #6). Now, I'm...




You're The Good Earth!

by Pearl S. Buck

While claiming to be more sophisticated than most, you yearn for
simpler times out on the farm. You like a good familial drama as much as the next
person, but mostly believe in the value of a hard day's labor. There are some
serious questions about your ability to accurately judge others and some believe
your perspective on others is quaint at best and grossly inaccurate at worst.
Still, you talk about folks that no one else around you is, so that's important.
If you were a type of estate, it would be real.


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I still feel more like a Thesaurus...

49aviddiva
Editat: nov. 29, 2009, 9:29pm

Gotta love that middle-ground moral code...

You're Jane Eyre!

by Charlotte Bronte

Epic in scope and vision, you like looking at your own complete
history. That said, your complete history is pretty much crazy. You seem to be
followed by suitors, craziness, fires, and incredible turns of both good and bad
fortune. Through it all, you persevere while maintaining adherence to your own
somewhat middle-ground moral code. While you have confidence that everything will
work out in the end, you sometimes wonder if it's worth it along the way. Oh sweet
sweet Jane.


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at the Blue Pyramid.

50tloeffler
nov. 30, 2009, 3:20pm




You're As I Lay Dying!

by William Faulkner

Schizophrenic and unpredictable, you are able to hold many
conflicting ideas in your head at once without getting confused. However, this
doesn't mean those around you or trying to communicate with you fail to be confused.
In fact, your willingness to say precisely whatever is on your mind lends a kind of
mystery to you that makes some people afraid of you. But maybe it's just that people
don't like being as morbid as you can be. Despite this dark streak, you really like
the singer/songwriter Jewel.


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Well. An interesting companion to Love in the Time of Cholera (see #27). Although I must say, I don't know anything about Jewel....

51jdthloue
Editat: nov. 30, 2009, 3:48pm




You're Cat's Cradle!

by Kurt Vonnegut

You believe quite firmly that free will deserted you long ago and far
away. As a result, it's hard to take responsibility for anything. Even though you show
great potential as a leader of a small 3rd world country, the choices are all made ahead
of time. You're rather fond of games involving string. Your fear of nuclear weaponry is
trumped only by your fear of ice.


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well, i kinda resent the implication of irresponsibility and lack of free will....but what the hell, right?

52jnwelch
des. 1, 2009, 5:25pm

Somehow I changed from Siddhartha to Jane Eyre. I like both, but it's hard to see the similarity!

53lbradf
des. 2, 2009, 12:31am




You're Inferno!

by Dante Alighieri

They say that hell is other people, but you know exactly who all
those other people are. A born tourist, you're up for visiting most any location,
no matter how horrific its sights might be. You can deal with witnessing an intense
amount of suffering and pain without being too terribly impacted. At the same time,
you are not without grudges and don't mind claiming that those who cause you pain
will suffer forever. Your discussions are extremely visceral and may not be
suitable for everyone. Viewer discretion is advised.


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This isn't as much me as Catch-22, which I come up with every time I did the first quiz (message #13). What is accurate is that part about not being too sympathetic, sadly.

54qforce
des. 10, 2009, 9:39pm




You're The Return of the King!

by J.R.R. Tolkien

Against all odds, not only will you survive every ordeal before you,
but no one you know will even get so much as a scratch. In a world where might makes
right, you believe yourself to have both firmly entrenched on your side. Spiders are
likely to pose a great threat, but even they need not be feared. When in doubt, enlist
the help of ghosts.


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Well, it looks like this is a first here. I don't know what to make about spiders and ghosts.

55MmeRose
des. 14, 2009, 3:15pm




You're The Catcher in the Rye!

by J.D. Salinger

You are surrounded by phonies, and boy are you sick of them! In an
ongoing struggle to search for a land without phonies, you end up running away from
everything, from school to consequences. In this process, you reveal that many people
in your life have suffered torments and all you really want to do is catch them as
they fall. Perhaps using a baseball mitt. Your biggest fans are infamous
psychotics.


Take the Book Quiz
at the Blue Pyramid.

56mamzel
des. 24, 2009, 2:49pm




You're To Kill a Mockingbird!

by Harper Lee

Perceived as a revolutionary and groundbreaking person, you have
changed the minds of many people. While questioning the authority around you, you've
also taken a significant amount of flack. But you've had the admirable guts to
persevere. There's a weird guy in the neighborhood using dubious means to protect you,
but you're pretty sure it's worth it in the end. In the end, it remains unclear to you
whether finches and mockingbirds get along in real life.


Take the Book Quiz
at the Blue Pyramid.

57BethyB
des. 29, 2009, 3:32pm




You're One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest!

by Ken Kesey

You're crazy. This has led people to attempt to confine you to a safe
place so that you don't pose a danger to yourself or others. You feel like you pose a
great danger to the man (or maybe the woman) or whatever else is keeping you down. But
most of the time, you just end up being observed. Were you crazy before you were
confined?


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Hmm ... maybe.

58tloeffler
des. 30, 2009, 12:26am

Maybe we ought to make you wait that extra week?

59BethyB
des. 30, 2009, 10:12am

Or maybe this is my safe place of confinement? lol