Denis Johnson: Biography, Poetry & Books


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Which one of Denis Johnson's books was made into a movie?

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1. Denis Johnson is known for writing realistic dialogue between two people. What does Johnson refer to this dialogue as?

2. What is the major setting for Denis Johnson's novel Tree of Smoke

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz can help check your knowledge of Denis Johnson. You will be quizzed on his universal ideas, books, and poems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assets you will be quizzed over:

  • The book Johnson wrote that was turned into a movie
  • What Johnson refers to his dialogue as
  • Major setting of the novel, Tree of Smoke
  • Who Johnson dedicated his book, Tree of Smoke to
  • Universal theme that underlies this author's works

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the book Johnson wrote that was turned into a movie
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most relevant information from the biography-related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding the universal theme that underlies Johnson's work

Additional Learning

Discover more information about this author using the lesson, Denis Johnson: Biography, Poetry & Books. The lesson can help you complete these goals:

  • Examine the childhood of Denis Johnson
  • Review significant contributions made by Johnson
  • Identify reoccurring components within Johnson's works