First Lines

Posted on Thursday, July 03, 2008

First Lines, by John Dobbins and Mary Ochs, tests students' knowledge of literature by presenting them with classic first lines, which they will have to guess come from which books and were written by which authors. Answers are provided instantly.


• A variety of categories, from first lines from English literature to first lines from works in the 1990s

• Warm-up exercises with easy-to-recognize first lines

• A-Z list of all included titles and authors

• JavaScript, non-JavaScript, and WebTV versions for compatibility with all browsers

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