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Lead-in of a book
Incipits. Sometimes the first line(s) of a poem or a novel are revelatory of what the poem/novel deals with.
Try to guess these and enjoy!
Incipits have been taken from :
Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales; Helen Fielding’s Bridget Jones ‘s Diary; E.M. Forster’s A Room with a View; Daniel Defoe’s Moll Flanders; Laurence Sterne’s Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy;
G. Orwell’s 1984; C. Dickens’ David Copperfield; T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land; Shakespeare’s Hamlet,
Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
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