Aesthetic Concepts in Literature


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What is an aesthetic concept in literature?

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1. What artistic movement is promoted using aesthetic concepts in Langston Hughes' poem 'Weary Blues'?

2. The Beat Movement was an important movement during the late 1960's. Which author wrote important poetry that dealt with this aesthetic?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aesthetic concepts in literature will be covered with these study assessments. Quiz topics include a definition for this type of aesthetic concept and its use in Langston Hughes' poem Weary Blues.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these key points:

  • Poet from the Beat Generation who exhibited an aesthetic of that literary movement
  • Literary devices used to define the Beat Generation aesthetic
  • Another example of an aesthetic concept in literature from a provided list

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on aesthetic concepts in literature
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the movement promoted by the aesthetic concepts in Weary Blues by Langston Hughes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Beat Generation and its aesthetic

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