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Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin: Politics and Essays

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In which of the following ways did William Godwin have a substantial influence?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a significant literary contribution of Mary Wollstonecraft?

2. How did William Godwin hurt Mary Wollstonecraft's reputation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin, briefly married, were great writers individually, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you test yourself on their incredibly significant works. The quiz questions will test you on the contributions to the literary tradition that both made and particular publications by each of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • William Godwin's literary contributions
  • Mary Wollstonecraft's literary contributions
  • Wollstonecraft's A Vindication of the Rights of Men and A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Wollstonecraft's feminism in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Wollstonecraft and Godwin's literary contributions

Additional Learning

To learn more about these authors, review the accompanying lesson titled Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin: Politics & Essays. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the relationship between Godwin and Wollstonecraft
  • Describe Wollstonecraft and Godwin's respective works
  • Define each author's literary contributions
  • Understand Wollstonecraft's feminism
  • Recgonize Godwin's anarchism
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