An Enemy of the People by Arthur Miller: Summary, Characters, Theme & Analysis - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is wrong with the water in the town in An Enemy of the People?

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1. What is one theme of the play, An Enemy of the People?

2. What is one thing that stands in the way of Dr. Stockmann telling the truth in An Enemy of the People?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There is an interesting theme covered in Arthur Miller's play An Enemy of the People. Complete this quiz/worksheet to discover how well you understand this theme and the events and character motivations used to portray it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The objective of this assessment is to assess your knowledge regarding:

  • One theme of An Enemy of the People
  • What was wrong with the water in the play
  • What motivates Dr. Stockmann and his brother not to inform people of the problem
  • Roles of Peter Stockmann, Dr. Stockmann, and Hovstad in the play

Skills Practiced

Use this assessment to also test your skills in the following:

  • Reading comprehension_ - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related An Enemy of the People lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the themes of the play and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about character motivations in the play

Additional Learning

For an additional source of information regarding Miller's play, review the lesson An Enemy of the People by Arthur Miller: Summary, Characters, Theme & Analysis. With this lesson, you will be able to study the topics of the assessment and:

  • Arthur Miller's career as a play writer
  • A brief review of common themes in his plays
  • An overview of the plot of An Enemy of the People