Death in Venice by Thomas Mann: Summary, Themes & Analysis


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Death in Venice is considered what form of literature?

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1. Which of these is a theme present in Death in Venice?

2. Which of these is representative of decay in Death in Venice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are a number of themes presented in 'Death in Venice. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the part played by decay and the idea of beauty.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Form of literature in which 'Death in Venice' is presented
  • The themes represented in the book
  • Way decay is represented in the book
  • How Mann's idea of beauty is represented through the main character

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on 'Death in Venice'
  • Defining key concepts - compare and contrast topics from the lesson such as the contrasts between the protagonist and his work
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the multiple themes and contrasts represented in the book

Additional Learning

To learn more about Mann's most noted work, review the corresponding lesson about 'Death in Venice'. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Define the three main themes presented in 'Death in Venice'
  • Identify how the protagonist becomes obsessed with the pursuit of beauty
  • Describe the manifestations of decay in the book