Man and Superman by Shaw: Summary, Characters & Analysis


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What sequence is an allegory in this play?

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1. How does Shaw's interpretation of Don Juan differ from the usual interpretation of Don Juan?

2. What is a comedy of manners?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz will center around relevant topics dealing with Man and Superman, such as its literary devices, different characters, and other related concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be precise, you'll be tested on:

  • The play's allegorical sequence
  • Shaw's interpretation of Don Juan
  • What a comedy of manners is
  • Ann's pursuit of Mr. Tanner
  • The play's use of mistaken identity

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of allegory
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the definition of a comedy of manners and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about mistaken identity in Man and Superman

Additional Learning

To learn more about this play, check out our related lesson, Man and Superman by Shaw: Summary, Characters & Analysis. Read this lesson to discover information about:

  • The play's plot
  • Who the characters are
  • How the characters interact
  • What the play is trying to say