Squashing the allegory theory, the daughters of the author of this novel say it’s “just a story about rabbits”

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CLUE: Squashing the allegory theory, the daughters of the author of this novel say it’s “just a story about rabbits”

ANSWER: Watership Down

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, 6 July 2023

“Watership Down,” a novel penned by Richard Adams in 1972, tells the tale of a group of courageous rabbits leaving their endangered warren in search of safer dwellings. The inspiration for this narrative originated from stories Adams used to narrate to his daughters during car rides.

“Watership Down” presents a range of themes including leadership, the notion of home, community, survival, and the pursuit of freedom. The book even introduces its own language (known as ‘Lapine’) and a unique mythology. However, despite the intricate narrative structure and the weighty themes it explores, Adams and his daughters have consistently emphasized that “Watership Down” should not be viewed as an allegory or metaphor mirroring human society, but rather, it is simply “a story about rabbits.” This novel won Adams various recognitions, one of which is the Carnegie Medal in Literature.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Thursday, 6 July 2023

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Anji Nyquist
Social Media Coordinator
Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 Day Winnings of $8,800

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $7,000
Round 1 Score: $2,600
Alex Gordon
Medical Student
Somers, New York

Final Score: $25,000
Round 2 Score: $22,900
Round 1 Score: $5,400
Carol Oppenheim
Retired Computer Programmer
Owings Mills, Maryland

Final Score: $14,001
Round 2 Score: $7,800
Round 1 Score: $200

Final Jeopardy Video – Thursday, 6 July 2023

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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