Patriotism by Yukio Mishima: Summary & Analysis


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In the short story, 'Patriotism' by Yukio Mishima, Shinji Takeyama is a _____

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1. In the short story, 'Patriotism' by Yukio Mishima, what does Shinji explain to his wife Reiko?

2. In the short story, 'Patriotism' by Yukio Mishima, why does Shinji decide he must commit suicide?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test what you know about Yukio Mishima's short story ''Patriotism.'' The interactive questions touch on key points like the role of Shinji Takeyama in the story and something he tells his wife.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to answer questions on the following:

  • The reason Shinji decides to kill himself
  • Reiko's response to Shinji coming back from battle
  • The way they spent their final night together

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Yukio Mishima's short story ''Patriotism''
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Shinji explains to his wife and his choice to commit suicide
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the last night Shinji and Reiko have together

Additional Learning

The lesson called ''Patriotism'' by Yukio Mishima: Summary & Analysis can teach you more about the following:

  • The major theme of the story
  • Details about how the story begins
  • Shinji's preparations for his suicide
  • Analysis of the story's themes