QUIZ: Match text-message versions of famous lines to authors, works

Match these famous lines, which have been translated into text messages, to their author and work.

Text messages:

1. U may trod me n the vry dirt, but still, lke dust ill rise.

2. Fter all, tmrw is nother day.

3. It wuz the best of times, it wuz the wurst of times.

4. Theres no1 thing thats tru. Its all tru.

5. So we drv on 2 death thru the cooling twilit.

6. There wuz thngs he strtched, bt mainly he tld the trth.

Authors and works:

A. Mark Twain, "Huckleberry Finn"

B. Ernest Hemingway, "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

C. Margaret Mitchell, "Gone With the Wind"

D. F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

E. Charles Dickens, "A Tale of Two Cities"

F. Maya Angelou, "Still I Rise."


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Answers:

1. F. "You may trod me in the very dirt
"But still, like dust, I'll rise," Maya Angelou, "Still I Rise"

2. C. "After all, tomorrow is another day," Margaret Mitchell, "Gone With the Wind"

3. E. "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times," Charles Dickens, "A Tale of Two Cities"

4. B. "There's no one thing that's true. It's all true," Ernest Hemingway, "For Whom the Bell Tolls"

5. D. "So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight," F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Great Gatsby"

6. A. "There was things which he stretched, but mainly he told the truth," Mark Twain, "Huckleberry Finn"

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