Dragons in Literature
Eddiego65 on 01/24/2007
|Webster's Dictionary defines dragon as: 1. A huge serpent; 2. A fabulous animal usually represented as a monstrous winged and scaly serpent or saurian with a crested head and enormous claws. (From Latin "Draco" or Greek "Drakon" meaning "serpent")|
Many ancient societies were quite fascinated with dragons that they incorporated them into numerous myths, legends and folklores. Modern day writers of children books, science fiction and fantasy novels are no different.
Now, can you identify these literary dragons?
Try this quiz and find out!
(Source: Wikipedia, http://pebblez.com/information/dragon-books.html, http://www.ferrum.edu/thanlon/dragons/novel.htm, and some of the author's official websites)
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