Spanish Baroque Literature: Authors & Examples


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A style of writing in the Spanish Baroque period known for its rapid, witty, direct vocabulary was which of these?

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1. Literature of the Spanish Baroque period was characterized by all of the following elements EXCEPT which?

2. This author's work so widely used the style of Culteranismo, the style became known as a form of his name.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo help you measure your knowledge of the Spanish Baroque period of literature. You will need to identify famous authors and styles from this period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you'll find out what you know about:

  • The characteristics of literature from the Spanish Baroque period
  • Which style of Spanish Baroque literature was characterized by wry, witty vocabulary
  • The most famous work of Miguel de Cervantes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what literature of this period was characterized by
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the author who used Culteranismo so extensively his name became a synonym for it
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the most famous works and topics of different Baroque authors

Additional Learning

If you would like to know more about this period in literary history, review the lesson titled Spanish Baroque Literature: Authors & Examples. It will explain topics like:

  • The use of metaphors
  • Famous works of Francisco de Quevedo
  • Major proponents of the Conceptismo style of writing