Clifford Odets: Biography, Plays & Monologues


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Which play gained Odets critical acclaim and addresses power, greed, and corruption?

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1. Most of Odets' plays and monologues addressed _________?

2. Clifford Odets' plays and monologues were famous during which era in history?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The attached quiz and worksheet will assess what you know about Clifford Odets. Concepts you'll need to grasp include naming the play that gained him critical acclaim and recognizing what his plays commonly addressed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you to:

  • Identify the era during which his plays were reputable
  • Name the play that was most famous as it had shifted away from his obsessive political themes
  • Determine the group he joined which greatly influenced a period of his work

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Clifford Odets
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Odets' work and its connections to socio-political issues of his day
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Odets' monologues and plays

Additional Learning

Looking for more information on Clifford Odets? Then feel free to use this lesson called Clifford Odets: Biography, Plays & Monologues. The lesson adheres to the following:

  • Analyze Odets' youth
  • Recognize how he developed into a well-known playwright
  • Understand the happenings of his later life