Introduction to E.M. Forster: Overview of Life and Works


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Though many of E. M. Forster's novels involve travel, two in particular feature female English tourists visiting one country. What country is that?

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1. How does E. M. Forster's A Passage to India differ from his other novels?

2. Which E. M. Forster novel puts a romantic homosexual relationship front-and-center?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

E.M. Forster was a British writer, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of his work. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of some of the themes, settings, and plots of his novels.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Novels by E.M. Forster
  • Themes in Forster's work

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify important novels, such as Maurice and The Longest Journey
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding E.M. Forster's critique on class division as portrayed in his novels
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting in some of E.M. Forster's novels

Additional Learning

To learn more about this author and his work, review the accompanying lesson called, Introduction to E.M. Forster: Overview of Life and Works. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the prevalent themes of Forster's work
  • Summarize Forster's novels, including A Room With A View and A Passage to India
  • Learn about the life of E.M. Forster