Henry James Short Stories


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In which of Henry James' short stories does Grace Mavis lack the decorum expected of her from society ladies?

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1. What is the plot focus of Henry James' ''A Tragedy of Error''?

2. In Henry James' BLANK, the main characters seek work as art models because they are perfect, model citizens.

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Working through the quiz and worksheet gives you the opportunity to assess your understanding of Henry James' short stories. The plot of A Tragedy of Error and the book where the main characters seek work as art models because they are perfect citizens are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll see these topics on the quiz:

  • Why Henry James may have been influenced to write about the differences of American and European traditions
  • The reason James' Crawford's Consistency is titled as such
  • Plot focus of A Tragedy of Error
  • Short story of James where Grace Mavis lacks the decorum expected of her from society ladies

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  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Henry James and his short stories
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the story of James where characters seek work as art models because they're perfect
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the works of Henry James

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  • Henry James' type of writing style
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