Charles Perrault's Cinderella: Setting & Characters


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Where does Cinderella get her 'unparalleled goodness and sweetness of temper' in Cinderella?

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1. Cinderella's goodness in Cinderella is probably at least partially responsible for which other character deciding she deserves to be helped out?

2. Who is responsible for the name Cinderwench transitioning to Cinderella in Cinderella?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this brief quiz and worksheet is a convenient way to assess how much you know about the setting and characters in Cinderella by Charles Perrault. Among other aspects of the story, you should know how Cinderella's name transitioned from Cinderwench.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will gauge what you know about the following:

  • Where Cinderella gets her 'goodness'
  • Who decided she deserves to be helped out
  • The name Cinderwench transitioning to Cinderella
  • The name of one of the stepsisters
  • Where the story is set

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the setting and characters in Charles Perrault's Cinderella
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Cinderella's 'sweetness of temper' and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the country in which the story takes place

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this story, review the related lesson titled Charles Perrault's Cinderella: Setting & Characters. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • When Perrault wrote the book
  • What happened to Cinderella's mother
  • Why Cinderella does not complain to her father