NotPhil aced the classics edition of the Word Frequency quiz, bringing the quiz scoreboard to a 1-1 tie with flagamuffin.

This time the titles are from the modern era. Can you match each book with the list of most-frequently-appearing nouns it contains?

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Complete Works of Shakespeare

Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

The Encyclopedia Brittanica

The Golden Bowl by Henry James

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin

Ulysses by James Joyce

  (1) lord king man duke time heart queen lady death hand	
  
  (2) man father time love money face life heart moment god	
  
  (3) man time eyes hand street father day face night head
  
  (4) time lady sister family man day hope father letter room
  
  (5) time man way hand head boy day night eyes face
  
  (6) time way men work place man head room air water	
  
  (7) time way moment question fact eyes father place face life	
  
  (8) work day francs man hotel money men people tramps food
  
  (9) year time bridge town century building number city government life


lil:

Here's my guess. wasoxygen, pm me if I'm embarrassingly wrong and I'll change it.

  (1) Shakespeare
  (2) Brothers Karamazov
  (3) Ulysses
  (4) Pride and Prejudice
  (5) Great Expectations
  (6) Britannica
  (7) The Golden Bowl
  (8) Down and Out in Paris and London
  (9) Cryptonomicon

posted by wasoxygen: 1348 days ago