Build a Library and We'll Guess Which Classic Literary Woman You Are

By: Zoe Samuel
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About This Quiz

Ah, the quiet and peacefulness of a library that is only meant for you and your loved ones. The anticipation grows as you look at shelf upon shelf of books to read. The adventures, the dramas and the romantic stories are all squirreled away in a perfect place to lay your hands on. A cup of coffee or tea at your side, soft music in the background and an oh-so-comfortable chair are all you need. Imagine the decor, the walls and the lighting. It's perfection while you luxuriate, entertaining and educating your mind. Whether you love to read poetry out loud to hear the rhythm of the verse, or you enjoy feeling your brain cells multiply as you absorb a scientific or philosophical text, this quiz will help you pinpoint your dream library and which classic literary woman you have become. 

You can certainly consume books on a Nook, Kindle, cell or laptop. But the experience of opening a leather-bound book with golden embossing or gazing at a sacred text or historic political tract is, well... beyond words. Whether you have an air of mystery around you, unmatched elegance or empowering attitudes, it will all be revealed when you choose a library of your liking. Take the quiz now.  

What building is your library in?

How many books are there?

Are there secret doors?

What seating is there?

What style is the decor?

Who in your life gets to come to the library?

How quiet is it?

How good is the natural light?

Is there anything to eat?

Is there an off-limits section that only a select few get to visit?

Can the public come in?

What section is biggest?

What topic do you really just not need?

What percentage of the books were written by men?

What binding is on the typical book?

Is there a globe?

What's the lighting?

What fire safety is there?

How are the computers?

What sort of group might have a meeting in there?

Are there any trapdoors?

How many levels is it on?

Are there any monsters in it, or just ones in the books?

How do you heat it?

How expensive is it?

How much of the day do you plan to spend in it?

How will you arrange the books?

Will there also be videos and music in your library?

Who will inherit your library after you are gone?

Which famous library inspired your answers?

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