Even More Modernists: Pound, Stein, and Mansfield


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What is the primary characteristic of literary modernism?

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1. How was Imagism different from styles of poetry in the late 19th century?

2. What literary device was Gertrude Stein known for mastering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Katherine Mansfield were Modernist writers, and this quiz/worksheet combo tests you on aspects of their lives and their famous written works. You'll receive your scores as soon as you finish answering the quiz questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be sure you can answer questions about the following:

  • Ezra Pound's literary movement
  • The author of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas
  • Katherine Mansfield's form of writing
  • The birthplaces of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Katherine Mansfield
  • A famous literary work edited by Pound

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein and Katherine Mansfield
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the writing styles of the Modernist authors covered in the lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding these authors' lives and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The accompanying lesson, Even More Modernists: Pound, Stein, and Mansfield, takes a closer look at these writers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify key works by Mansfield, Pound and Stein
  • Understand how the writing of Pound, Stein and Mansfield contributed to Modernism
  • Know how Gertrude Stein's personal life influenced her writing