Developing Self-Expression Through Literary Study


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Literature acts as a _____ in which we can see more about ourselves and what matters to us.

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1. Literature helps us define our _____ by making us think about what we liked and/or disliked about the text we read.

2. The way we understand the world and our attitudes toward society is called our _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking this quiz is a fast way to assess your knowledge of literature's influence on self-expression. In addition to several aspects of this topic, you should know what the actions of characters in literature can help us better understand.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • How literature helps us see ourselves and what matters to us
  • What literature helps us define
  • Understanding the world and the attitudes we have toward society
  • What's developed by finding elements in literature that we want to imitate
  • The actions of characters in literature

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how literature helps us understand what's important to us and interpret it correctly
  • Making connections - use what you've learned to make connections between literature and finding what matters most to you
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about what literature helps people define

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, check out the lesson titled Developing Self-Expression Through Literary Study. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • What can be learned from literature like To Kill a Mockingbird
  • An overview of what literature can help us discover
  • What happens when literature amplifies our sense of self