Dylan Thomas: Biography & Poems


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Dylan Thomas wrote in which language?

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1. WWII forced Dylan Thomas to get a full time job doing what for BBC?

2. Which of the following is thought to have driven most of Thomas' poetry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its associated worksheet will help you see what you know about the life and poetry of Dylan Thomas. Some of the things you'll need to know to pass the quiz include poetic devices commonly found in Thomas' work and what drives most of his poetry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following:

  • Language in which Thomas wrote
  • Job he held during WWII
  • What drives most of his poetry
  • Poetic device(s) commonly found in his work
  • Main theme in 'Do not go gentle into that good night'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Thomas' poetry in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding 'Do not go gentle into that good night'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Thomas' life and poetry

Additional Learning

To learn more about this poet, review the corresponding lesson titled Dylan Thomas: Biography & Poems. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss Thomas' life
  • Learn about Thomas' poetry
  • Discuss his notable literary accomplishments
  • Review 'Do not go gentle into that good night'