Babylon Revisited: Summary, Characters & Analysis


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The short story 'Babylon Revisited' was written by whom?

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1. In 'Babylon Revisited', _____ is the sister of Charlie's deceased wife.

2. Which of these characters from 'Babylon Revisited' is representative of a real person from the author's life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Babylon Revisited' is a short story you can read quickly, and this quiz and worksheet will help test your comprehension and understanding of its narrative. The quiz consists of questions related to events and characters in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of:

  • Characters in the story
  • Challenge faced by Charlie Wales
  • Author information
  • Real life inspiration for character(s)

Skills Practiced

The provided assessments will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understood key elements of 'Babylon Revisited'
  • Information recall - access the events you read about in the prose regarding the character of Charlie Wales
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer comprehensive questions about the story's author and his inspiration for certain characters

Additional Learning

For a brief overview of the short story, review the accompanying less called True and False: A Brief Synopsis of 'Babylon Revisited'. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Analyze the characters
  • Summarize key plot points
  • Discover the author's motivation