Kurt Vonnegut's Writing Style & Themes


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What best describes Kurt Vonnegut's writing style?

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1. What did Kurt Vonnegut believe to be a lost art?

2. Whom are two authors Kurt Vonnegut references in his dialogue about the simplicity of language?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about Kurt Vonnegut's writing style and themes. Answer questions on key points like a short description of Vonnegut's writing style and something he felt was a lost art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about:

  • Two writers Vonnegut referred to in one of his dialogues
  • An event that impacted his writings
  • Themes in his work

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the themes and writing style of Kurt Vonnegut
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding his opinion on a lost art in literature
  • Making connections - use understanding of the themes in Vonnegut's works and how it's connected to a certain event

Additional Learning

For more on the famous author, you can read the lesson called Kurt Vonnegut's Writing Style & Themes. The following points will be addressed to help you out:

  • Article he wrote called How to Write With Style
  • Analysis of his writing style
  • Time period when Vonnegut wrote most of his works