On His Blindness: Summary, Theme & Analysis


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1. In 'On His Blindness,' Milton's central concern is for his _____________.

2. The structure of this poem is best described as a ____________.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With the quiz/worksheet combination, quickly test your knowledge of John Milton's On His Blindness. You will need to be familiar with the poem's structure, its use of figurative language and other information in the lesson to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test students on the following:

  • Main idea in and structure of On His Blindness
  • Use of figurative language in the poem
  • Milton's purpose for writing

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why Milton wrote the poem
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Milton's use of structure and figurative language in On His Blindness

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson On His Blindness: Summary, Theme & Analysis. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Understand why John Milton wrote On His Blindness
  • Understand the theme of the poem
  • Review Milton's use of structure and figurative language