Baroque Literature in England: Writers & Characteristics - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of the following best describes the Baroque Literature style?

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1. What is metaphysical poetry?

2. What is Paradise Lost about?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answering these quiz and worksheet questions on Baroque English literature requires you to be familiar with John Milton's Paradise Lost, among other works and concepts. You can take this five-question quiz multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what the quiz will cover:

  • Description of the Baroque literature style
  • What metaphysical poetry is
  • What Paradise Lost is about
  • Aspects of a poem that make it Baroque in style
  • Allusions found in Paradise Lost

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Baroque English literature
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about allusions found in Paradise Lost and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what makes a poem Baroque in style

Additional Learning

Explore this topic further by reviewing the related lesson titled Baroque Literature in England: Writers & Characteristics. Here's a snapshot of what the lesson covers:

  • Examples of Baroque literature
  • Analysis of a poem written by George Herbert
  • Regulation of literature and art by the Roman Catholic Church