Honore de Balzac: Works & Quotes


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How many acts comprise Honore de Balzac's play, Pamela Giraud?

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1. In one of Honore de Balzac's short stories, _____ is the father who is obsessed with his daughters, which leads him to financial and social ruin.

2. _____ is Honore de Balzac's compilation of more than 100 published and unfinished works.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Honore de Balzac wrote many works in his lifetime. You'll be answering questions on key points like the number of acts in his play Pamela Giraud and one of Balzac's short stories about a man who is obsessed with his daughters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to know about these topics:

  • Balzac's compilation of over 100 published and incomplete works
  • The reason Pamela won't marry Joseph in Pamela Giraud
  • Who seeks 'the remittimus of various sins' in one of his stories

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the works of Honore de Balzac
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the play Pamela Giraud and a short story about a man who ends up ruined financially because of his obsession
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the title of the compilation of over 100 published and unfinished works by Balzac

Additional Learning

To learn more about the famous French writer, you can read the lesson called Honore de Balzac: Works & Quotes. You'll be exploring these topics listed below:

  • Characters in Pamela Giraud
  • Some of Balzac's short stories
  • The way the works of Balzac's compilation are categorized
  • Balzac's quotes from his writings