The story “Wedding Preparations in the Country” (1907) by Franz Kafka seems to directly foreshadow Gregor Samsa’s plight, as a train passenger lying in bed imagines himself as a giant bug.
- What action by Pancho Villa spurred the U.S. to invade Mexico in 1916?
- How old is Joseph K. in Kafka’s The Trial (1925)?
- Which number did Ryan O’Neal’s character in Love Story (1970) have after his name?
- For what magazine did Macauley Connor work in The Philadelphia Story (1940)?
- What author said of what work, “I have protracted my work til most of those whom I wished to please have sunk into the grave, and success and miscarriage are empty sounds: I therefore dismiss it with frigid tranquility, having little to fear or hope from censure or from praise”?