Jabberwocky Poem: Definition & Analysis


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Lewis Carroll's poem 'Jabberwocky' first appeared in what book?

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1. Lewis Carroll's 'Jabberwocky' is an example of what kind of poetry?

2. If you look up the meaning of a word in the dictionary, you are studying what aspect of language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jabberwocky is one of Lewis Carroll's famous poems that has been studied for over a hundred years. Complete this assessment to test your knowledge regarding the elements and source of this classic poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your knowledge of:

  • Where Jabberwocky was published
  • What kind of poem it's classified as
  • The term for studying a word's meaning
  • Creatures referenced in Jabberwocky

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet assessment will also test your abilities of:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of Jabberwocky
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as types of poetry
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Lewis Carroll lesson

Additional Learning

Further improve your understanding of Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky by reviewing the related lesson called Jabberwocky Poem: Definition & Analysis. This lesson covers the topics of this assessment and:

  • An analysis of Jabberwocky
  • Language of the poem
  • Reasons behind the popularity of this type of poem in the nineteenth century