Edward Lear: Biography, Poems & Books


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Why did Edward Lear feel abandoned and rejected, and suffer from this throughout his life?

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1. What role did Lord Stanley play in Edward's life?

2. What role did Giorgio Kokali play in Edward Lear's life?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Edward Lear is one of the well-known writers of humorous poetry. Check your knowledge of his works and his life by answering the questions on the quiz and worksheet. You will learn about people in his life such as Lord Stanley and Giorgio Kokali.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Information assessed includes:

  • Cause of Lear's feelings of abandonment and rejection
  • Lear's relationship with Lord Stanley
  • The purpose of Lear's poems

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Edward Lear was considered the father of
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Kokali
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question regarding what Lear wanted to showcase in his poetry

Additional Learning

Learn more about Edward Lear by reviewing the lesson titled Edward Lear: Biography, Poems & Books. Covered objectives include:

  • Review biographical information about Edward Lear
  • Understand why Lear lived an isolated life
  • Discuss Lear's limericks