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Jacobean Era: Theatre & Literature

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Which King or Queen's rule is associated with the Jacobean Era?

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1. Which famous playwright wrote Macbeth during the Jacobean era?

2. Within which city were plays banned prior to the Jacobean era?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these questions to make sure you know the history of Jacobean literature. You will be quizzed on famous works and a theatre of this period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet set you'll measure what you remember about:

  • The playwright responsible for Macbeth
  • Who ruled in England during this time
  • The city that banned plays prior to this era

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Jacobean era and literary culture in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the works famously translated to English during this period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a famous playwright and theatre during this period in English history

Additional Learning

For more information about the culture of this period, read the lesson titled Jacobean Era: Theatre & Literature. It explores:

  • The characteristics of Masque performances
  • Other major playhouses of the time
  • The length of time this period lasted
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