Milton's Areopagitica: Summary & Analysis


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Which of these is NOT used as an argumentative tactic in Areopagitica?

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1. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

2. Which of these events occurred after John Milton published Areopagitica?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Milton's Areopagitica is the author's response to the Licensing Order of 1643. In this quiz and worksheet, you will be able to test your knowledge the rhetoric Milton uses in the pamphlet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make sure you can answer questions on:

  • Argumentative tactics in the pamphlet
  • What Milton argues in Areopagitica
  • Events that occurred after Milton published his pamphlet
  • Why parliament passed the Licensing Order of 1643

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 Milton's argument in Areopagitica'
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding the reasons parliament had for passing the Licensing Order of 1643 and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Milton's Areopagitica: Summary & Analysis can provide more information on this work and satisfy the following objectives:

  • Learn the arguments and rhetoric of Areopagitica
  • Understand the historical context and impact of the pamphlet
  • Name some concerns Milton had regarding the Licensing Order of 1643