Introduction to Virginia Woolf: Life and Works


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Though many of Woolf's works address women's issues, why was ''A Room of One's Own'' considered particularly important in this regard?

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1. Virginia Woolf was a member of a bohemian group of artists, writers, and thinkers called the _____.

2. What kind of work did the Hogarth Press, Virginia and Leonard Woolf's publishing house, publish?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll learn how Virginia Woolf's life inspired her writing and how she addressed certain themes. You will specifically be tested on Orlando and A Room of One's Own, both by Woolf.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Woolf's essay that targets inequality in access to education
  • The name of Woolf's publishing house
  • Woolf's involvement with bohemian artists, writers and thinkers
  • The plot of Orlando
  • Which of Woolf's novels the book/film The Hours is based on

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life and works of Virginia Woolf
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding essays written by Virginia Woolf
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the themes of Woolf's writing with how those themes have been adapted in film and other written interpretation

Additional Learning

To learn more about the life and works of Virginia Woolf, review the accompanying lesson. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify main themes in Virginia Woolf's work
  • Trace the history of when Woolf wrote some of her famous essays and stories
  • Understand Woolf's role as a feminist and a bohemian