The Slough of Despond: Meaning & Overview


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Christian felt a burden on his back, and knew he must escape from _____.

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1. Christian talked _____into coming with him to the Celestial City.

2. _____ told Christian how he could be free of his burden and find the Celestial City.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Slough of Despond is an obstacle Christian must overcome in Pilgrim's Progress, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the themes, characters, and symbols of the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Christian's burden
  • The trip to Celestial City
  • Christian and Pliable becoming trapped

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Slough of Despond
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Christian

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the following lesson The Slough of Despond: Meaning & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of Pilgrim's Progress
  • Understand the symbolism of the Slough of Despond
  • Interpret the message of the story