Closet Drama: Definition & Examples


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The Closet Drama was popularized during the _____ period.

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1. To the Romantic writer, the best kind of stage was _____ .

2. An author who wrote Closet Dramas was _____ .

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of closet drama. You will be quizzed on some of the writers and main features of the genre.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • When closet drama became popular
  • The best kind of stage according to the Romantic writer
  • Writers of closet dramas
  • Reasons for writing closet drama
  • What feature of writing Browning was known for

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on closet drama
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about playwriting in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Romantic writers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about closet drama

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of playwriting, review the corresponding lesson on Closet Drama. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define closet drama
  • Learn about the history of closet drama
  • Explore why the Romantics wrote closet dramas
  • Review examples of closet dramas