Underworld Lit

Srikanth Reddy

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Please print clearly and remember your name.

 

1) The river of fire, in ancient Greek thanatopography, feeds into the river of _____________.

 

2) From the river of pain spring two rivers—the river of _____________ and the river of _____________.

 

3) The river of _____________ runs a separate course entirely, concealed inside the Greek word for truth.

 

4) At the sight of sinners approaching, the _____________ seethes “like butter in a frying pan.”

 

5) _____________ is the Sanskrit river of ash.

 

6) As the sun god Ra floats down the river of the hidden chamber, his head is exchanged for that of a _____________.

 

7) Those for whom much lamentation is made find the _____________ swollen with tears and difficult to cross.

 

8) To our knowledge, the river of _____________ has no name.

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Source: Underworld Lit (Wave Books, 2020)