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Emily and Charlotte Bronte: Sisters and Authors

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Why did the Bronte sisters use pseudonyms when they published their collection of poetry?

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1. How did the creation of Angria and Gondal impact Emily and Charlotte Bronte?

2. How were Jane Eyre and Wuthering Heights similar?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Bronte sisters, Anne, Emily and Charlotte, were a talented trio of author siblings famous for their novels and poetry. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the Brontes and their works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Prose and poetry works attributed to each author
  • The writing practices and development of the Brontes
  • Collaborations by the Brontes
  • The Brontes' childhood imagination

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow students to test the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the Bronte sisters and their bibliography
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify key concepts, such as who Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell were
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Bronte sisters, their writing practices and what works can be attributed to each author

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Brontes, their poetry and their novels, review the accompanying lesson on the History and Novels of the Brontes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discusses the history of the Bronte siblings
  • Covers important works attributed to the Brontes
  • Explains why the Brontes chose pseudonyms
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