Baroque Literature in Mexico & Latin America


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In literature from the Baroque period, actions are usually _____ for dramatic effect.

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1. Which part of Mexican history is discussed in ''La Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España''?

2. Which poet during the Baroque Era began a new literary movement through his unique use of poetic language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these study questions to find out what you know about Baroque literature in Mexico and Latin America. Quiz topics include how actions are presented in literature from this era and the book La Historia verdadera de la conquista de la Nueva España.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assess your awareness of the following:

  • The name of the poet who started a literary movement in the Baroque Era
  • What jobs were held by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • What Primero Sueño explores

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Baroque literature in Mexico and Latin America to answer questions about different poets and authors
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the job held by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz during this time period that wasn't literary
  • Interpreting infomation - verify that you can read information regarding Primero Sueño and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For more on this era, you can review the lesson called Baroque Literature in Mexico & Latin America. Specifically, these areas of study will be discussed:

  • Feature of Baroque literature
  • Details about the work of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Writings of Bernardo de Balbuena and Guaman Pomo de Ayala
  • Work by Mateo Rosas de Oquendo