Doris Lessing: Books & Biography


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Where was Doris Lessing born?

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1. Two of Lessing's novels were written under the pseudonym _____.

2. What ideology influenced Doris Lessing prior to World War II?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Doris Lessing was an accomplished author and a mother to three children. You will be tested on her works and beliefs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz covers:

  • Doris Lessing's debut novel
  • A pseudonym that Lessing used during her writing career
  • Where Doris Lessing was born

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about an ideology that influenced Doris Lessing before World War II
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding to identify a novel that Doris Lessing wrote
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about Doris Lessing's debut novel from the related lesson

Additional Learning

The lesson called Doris Lessing: Books & Biography will teach you more about this influential author. This lesson discusses:

  • Lessing's family life
  • Awards that Lessing received throughout her writing career
  • The amount of books that Lessing authored throughout her life