John Polidori's The Vampyre: Summary & Analysis


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In Polidori's 'The Vampyre,' where are Ruthven and Aubrey when they first meet?

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1. In Polidori's 'The Vampyre,' what is the name of the beautiful Greek girl Aubrey spends time with in Athens?

2. According to Polidori's 'The Vampyre,' what does Aubrey prevent Ruthven from doing in Rome?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to assess what you know about the details of The Vampyre and its author. In the practice questions, you will be asked about specific events in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Where Ruthven and Aubrey met
  • The girl Aubrey is with in Athen
  • Aubrey and Ruthven's time in Rome
  • Ruthven's warning to Aubrey
  • Romanticism in the story

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the plot of The Vampyre
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about evidence of Romantic elements in the story
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characters of Ruthven and Aubrey and their actions in the story

Additional Learning

To learn more about this story, review the accompanying lesson called John Polidori's The Vampyre: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Provide personal details about John Polidori
  • Relate how Polidori came to write The Vampyre
  • Summarize the plot of The Vampyre
  • Discuss what type of story The Vampyre is and its influence on the development of modern vampire stories