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Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde: Summary & Overview

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What is a social comedy?

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1. What is satire?

2. In Lady Windermere's Fan, who tells Lady Windermere about her husband's possible affair?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combination focuses on Lady Windermere's Fan, by Oscar Wilde. Topics discussed include the definition of a social comedy and important plot points throughout the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • The definition of a satire
  • Who Mrs. Erlynne is
  • Which characters in the story may be having extramarital affairs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about Lady Windermere's Fan
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as social comedy and satire
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various plot points and characters in the story

Additional Learning

If you would like to learn more about this topic, review the lesson called Lady Windermere's Fan by Oscar Wilde: Summary and Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn more about Oscar Wilde's thoughts and ideas about Victorian society during the late 19th century and how that influenced his writing
  • Discuss the most important characters in Lady Windermere's Fan
  • Get a more in-depth overview of the story
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