Charles Perrault's Blue Beard: Themes & Morals


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Which of the following most interferes with Blue Beard's ability to find a wife in 'Blue Beard'?

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1. What restrictions does 'Blue Beard' place on his wife when he leaves town?

2. What secret does the wife discover in 'Blue Beard'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Gauge your knowledge and understanding of 'Blue Beard' by Charles Perrault with the help of this quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to be familiar with Blue Beard's wife, criticism the author received, and other aspects of the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • Blue Beard's ability to find a wife
  • How he restricts his wife
  • The secret the wife discovers
  • Why the author is criticized
  • The alternative moral offered by the author

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Charles Perrault's 'Blue Beard'
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how Blue Beard's ability to find a wife is restricted and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the secret that Blue Beard's wife discovers

Additional Learning

To keep learning about this short story, be sure to review the lesson titled Charles Perrault's 'Blue Beard': Themes & Morals. Below are examples of what's reviewed in this lesson:

  • An overview of 'Blue Beard'
  • The story's theme
  • What Perrault says about modern wives