What is Modern Fantasy Literature? - Definition, Authors & Novels


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Modern fantasy literature depicts abilities, creatures, or settings that are _____.

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1. Who was perhaps the most notable and influential contributor to the formation of modern fantasy literature?

2. Which of these is a characteristic of modern fantasy literature?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help check your understanding of the lesson on the characteristics of modern fantasy literature. Some of the details that you will be assessed on include the various concepts that make up the genre.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Definition of modern fantasy literature
  • Notable contributors to the genre
  • Types of modern fantasy literature

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of modern fantasy literature
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding contributors to modern fantasy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about settings in modern fantasy literature

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson What is Modern Fantasy Literature? - Definition, Authors & Novels. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define modern fantasy literature
  • Identify the characteristics of mythic origins, paranormality, and exotic locales
  • Recognize contemporary authors in the genre