Setting in Literature: Definition, Importance & Examples


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Setting can be defined as:

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1. All of the following are components of setting except:

2. The social environment can be defined as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Can you define the term 'setting'? What makes up a setting? You'll need to know the answers to these and other questions to pass this short quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • What the setting is
  • The components of setting
  • Social environment
  • The parts of a story affected by setting
  • The term for the events that occur in a story

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to work on the following skills while you use this quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the importance of setting in literature
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as setting and social environment
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different parts of a story

Additional Learning

Continue your literature studies by reviewing the associated lesson, Setting in Literature: Definition, Importance & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define literature
  • Explore the following elements of literature: characters, plot, setting
  • Understand the importance of setting to help readers make sense of a story
  • Know the three main components of setting