Hard Times by Charles Dickens: Summary & Analysis


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When was Dickens's Hard Times first published?

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1. When we first meet Thomas Gradgrind in Dickens's Hard Times, what is he lecturing about?

2. In the summary of Dickens's Hard Times, what is an adjective used to describe James Harthouse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Verify you understand the novel Hard Times with questions on the novel's events and characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take these assessments to review:

  • Who the author is
  • Characters and events in the novel
  • The setting of the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the events in Hard Times
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding the characters in the novel and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson called Hard Times: Summary & Analysis to learn more about this novel. Information in this lesson will ensure you:

  • Know the story of Hard Times
  • Learn about the inspiration for the book
  • Identify important characters and events from the story
  • Understand the message of the story