Copyright

Now Is The Winter Of Our Discontent: Meaning, Overview

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

Who wrote the play 'Richard III?'

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 75,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime.
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. 'Now is the winter of our discontent' is from which play?

2. Which of the following statements is false about the quote 'Now is the winter of our discontent?'

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Now is the winter of our discontent' can be analyzed in more than one way based on the full context of the passage from which it is excerpted. To pass this quiz, you will have to know details about the play featuring this quote, the playwright, and true statements about the quote.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

With these assessments, students can quiz themselves on details such as:

  • Where this quote takes place in the play and its meaning
  • Name of King Richard's brother
  • Reason King Richard plots against his brother

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will test these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about this quote in a different light
  • Information recall - use your knowledge to answer questions about why King Richard works against his brother

Additional Learning

To find out more, check out our video lesson titled 'Now Is The Winter Of Our Discontent': Meaning, Overview. The lesson covers the following:

  • A look at the rest of the soliloquy
  • Richard's schemes against his brothers
  • The real Richard III
Support