1 Twilight books inspired on Pride and Prejudice- Knew: 2 vs. Didn’t know: 14
When quizzed if people knew the highly popular Twilight series were inspired by a classic novel, Pride and Prejudice, from the total interviewed, only 2 knew.
2 Austen: 5 vs. Meyer: 7
From the people interviewed, the modern day writer Stephanie Meyer was preferable over classic author Jane Austen.
3 Shakespeare: 11 vs. Rowling: 7
In contrast, when asked who was preferable between Shakespeare and J.K. Rowling, the classical writer of Romeo and Juliet came out on top.
4 Elizabeth Bennett – Knew: 4 vs. Didn’t know: 12
It is interesting to find Pride and Prejudice is such a well known classic yet when asked only 30% of people actually knew who the protagonist was.
5 Hermione Granger – Knew: 15 vs. Didn’t know: 1
On the other hand, it’s no surprise all but one knew who the modern character Hermione Granger was.
6 Consider Film a form of Literature – Yes: 11 vs. No: 3
It is interesting to note that most people consider film a form of literature, when technically speaking the definition of literature is written works.
7 Book: 11 vs. Film: 7
From the consensus, reading a book is slightly favourable over watching a film. Some mention there is more detail in the books, which is why they enjoy it more.
8 Screen: 1 vs. Book: 15
When asked which they preferred to read on, there is no contest. The stats show the physical book is still clearly favoured over modern technology.