A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton: Summary & Themes


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Which of the following pairings is based solely on romantic love?

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1. Why doesn't Allwit mind that his wife is sleeping with Sir Walter?

2. Why is Touchwood Sr. the best option for helping Sir Oliver Kix and his wife conceive a child?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study questions help check your knowledge of Middleton's play. You will be assessed on specific plot points and themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to gauge your understanding of:

  • The pairing based on romantic love
  • How Allwit feels about his wife sleeping with Sir Walter
  • Sir Oliver Kix and his wife's options for conceiving a child
  • Why Sir Walter ends the arrangement with the Allwits
  • How Touchwood Junior and Moll manage to overcome their marital obstacles

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - use your knowledge of the play to discuss different themes and plot development in more detail
  • Reading comprehension - show that you can pull out the most important information from the lesson on A Chaste Maid in Cheapside
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned throughout the lesson to answer questions about the various themes in the play

Additional Learning

To learn more about Middleton's play, review the lesson A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton: Summary & Themes. This lesson has the following aims:

  • Summarize what occurs throughout the play
  • Explore the role of different characters
  • Examine the different themes that weave throughout the play, like true love and the commercial aspect of sex and relationships