Saturday, July 17, 2010

Saturdays : Word Play :: Analogies : Fun!

Yes, I know, the post title doesn't really work as an analogy, but hopefully the ones below will.

Use the answers provided to complete the analogies.

Remember, feel free to answer all ten at home, but only answer one in the comment section below. That way, 9 others can play along.


1. Gulamhussein : Vassanji :: ______ : Kinsella
2. Lucy : Anne :: Mordecai : ______
3. Atwood : Wise Brown :: Ludlum : ______
4. Manawaka : Laurence :: Deptford : ______
5. Lewis : Hill :: ______ : O'Neill
6. Coupland : McLuhan :: ______ : Trudeau
7. Service : Berton :: Grant : ______
8. USA : Shields :: Sri Lanka : ______
9. Dennis : Lee :: Leonard : ______
10. Giller : Munro :: _____ : Quarrington

Hey, while you're at it, how about explaining your logic?


raidergirl3 said...

6. Coupland : McLuhan :: ______ : Trudeau

The Extraordinary Canadians series - Coupland wrote about McLuhan and Ricci wrote about Trudeau

John Mutford said...

Raidergirl: That's it!

Barbara Bruederlin said...

#2. Lucy: Anne :: Mordecai: Duddy

The most recognizable characters that the authors wrote about? Lucy Maud Montgomery wrote about Anne Shirley, while Mordecai Richler wrote about Duddy Kravitz?

John Mutford said...

Barbara: You're on the right track with your logic, but the answer needs to come from the names provided at the top.

Barbara Bruederlin said...

D'Oh! I need to go to the Derek Zoolander Center For Children Who Can't Read Good And Wanna Learn To Do Other Stuff Good Too.

Changing my answer to Jacob, Jacob Two-Two being one of Richler's children's books, as are the Anne of Green Gables books for Lucy Maud.

John Mutford said...

Barbara: Now you've got it. Another Zoolander success story.

Loni said...

8. USA : Sheilds :: Sri Lanka : Ondaatje.

Good Game!

Lahni said...

3. Munsch
Atwood and Wise Brown are both Margaret, Ludlum and Munsch are both Robert?

John Mutford said...

Loni: That's it. Birth places, of course.

Lahni: You've got it.