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Dramatic Poetry: Definition & Examples

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Which of the following is NOT a form of dramatic poetry?

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1. Which poetic format was used by Shakespeare and Marlowe in their dramas?

2. Lucy is looking for a play to perform for a multi-week run at her local theater, and finds a closet drama that she likes. Would this kind of performance be in keeping with the author's intent? Why or why not?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of dramatic poetry. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know the different forms of dramatic poetry and how they work, as well as being able to recall examples of dramatic poets and poetry discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be asked about the following types and aspects of dramatic poetry:

  • Dramatic monologue
  • Closet drama
  • Drawing room play
  • The poetic format used by Shakespeare and Marlowe

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on dramatic poetry
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of dramatic poetry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the use of poetic verse in plays

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of poetry, review the corresponding lesson on Dramatic Poetry. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define dramatic poetry
  • Learn about the history of dramatic poetry
  • Differentiate between different forms of dramatic poetry
  • Review examples of dramatic poetry
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