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Modern World Literature: Characteristics & Influences

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Which event may have started the dark turn in world literature?

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1. What sets world literature apart from the regular literature of a country?

2. What has influenced the spread of ideas among writers?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

This quiz and its associated worksheet will assess what you know about world literature, including how books gain popularity outside their native countries and what sets world literature apart from the regular literature of a country.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will ask you about the following:

  • Event that started the dark turn in world literature
  • Why world literature is different from the regular literature of a country
  • Influence on the spread of ideas among writers
  • Word that describes modern world literature
  • Point that best helps a book gain popularity outside its native country

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about world literature in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a description of world literature and the event that may have started the dark turn in world literature
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the spread of ideas among writers in different countries

Additional Learning

To learn more about world literature, review the accompanying lesson titled Modern World Literature: Characteristics & Influences. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss fusion literature and influences on world literature
  • Define world literature
  • Explore examples of contemporary world literature
  • Learn about the cyberpunk genre
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