Are you an expert in American literature? Take our quiz!

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Ah, America: land of the free and home of the books. Some of the greatest works of literature in the world have come from the good old US of A. But how well do you know American literature? Take our quiz and find out!

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1. Where did Henry David Thoreau stay for two years that prompted him to write 'Walden'?

Thoreau was a prominent transcendentalist whose reflections on nature and existence were detailed in this philosophical account of his stay in a small cabin near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, from 1845-1847.

Thoreau was a prominent transcendentalist whose reflections on nature and existence were detailed in this philosophical account of his stay in a small cabin near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, from 1845-1847.

Thoreau was a prominent transcendentalist whose reflections on nature and existence were detailed in this philosophical account of his stay in a small cabin near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, from 1845-1847.

Thoreau was a prominent transcendentalist whose reflections on nature and existence were detailed in this philosophical account of his stay in a small cabin near Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts, from 1845-1847.

Walden Manor, a large former palace in England

 

A small cabin in the woods near Walden Pond

 

Walden, a frontier town in the mid-1800s

 

Walden Hotel, known for its rich and eccentric clientele

 
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