The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus: Allusion & Quotes


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Albert Camus was a philosopher best known for the philosophy of _____.

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1. Sisyphus was punished for being too attached to _____.

2. Camus saw Sisyphus as experiencing _____ in the course of his futile task.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz and worksheet, see how familiar you are with The Myth of Sisyphus and the allusions it contains. For the quiz, you need to know about Albert Camus' work and why Sisyphus was punished.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your familiarity with:

  • What Sisyphus has to push up a hill
  • Sisyphus' reaction to his futile task
  • Conflict explored in absurdism
  • Why Sisyphus is punished

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what philosophy Albert Camus was known for
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on allusions in The Myth of Sisyphus
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why and how Sisyphus is punished and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning about interpretations of this myth using the lesson called The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus: Allusion & Quotes. Other topics you can review include:

  • Characteristics of Sisyphus
  • Camus' beliefs
  • Type of hero that Sisyphus is
  • How Camus related Sisyphus to workers of the day