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Introduction to Christopher Marlowe: Biography and Plays

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Among other artists, Christopher Marlowe was an important influence on _____.

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1. Which of the following rumors do NOT persist about Marlowe?

2. What legendary character did Marlowe bring to the stage?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The printable worksheet/interactive quiz will measure what you know about the life and works of Christopher Marlowe, a famous playwright from Elizabethan England. Test yourself on his biographical facts and plays by taking the interactive quiz in conjunction with your studies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Who Marlowe had a profound influence on
  • What rumors were spread about him throughout his life
  • Which legendary character Marlowe shaped
  • Marlowe's plays that had disruptive/subversive subtext
  • The play that critics consider a turning point in Elizabethan theater

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about another writer influenced by Marlowe
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life and works of Christopher Marlowe
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding several of his plays

Additional Learning

To learn more about a famous playwright from Elizabethan England, review the corresponding lesson called Introduction to Christopher Marlowe: Biography and Plays. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explores who Marlowe was and describes his life
  • Discusses the plays he wrote
  • Describes the ambiguity surrounding his death
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