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Piers Plowman: Summary & Analysis

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What is the original version of The Vision of Piers Plowman called?

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1. Which of the following identifies one of the figurative characters from The Vision of Piers Plowman?

2. Who is the author of The Vision of Piers Plowman?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Piers Plowman' is a Middle English poem from the 14th century that delves into the themes of Heaven, Hell, and virtue. This quiz/worksheet combo will test your understanding and analysis of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools focus on the following

  • Designation of the original version of 'The Vision of Piers Plowman'
  • Figurative character(s) in the poem
  • Author of 'The Vision of Piers Plowman' and who classified it for modern times
  • Period in which the poem is believed to have been written

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related English literature lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the poem's author and its figurative character(s)
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding a famous Middle English thematic poem and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this famous 14th-century poem, review the corresponding lesson titled 'Piers Plowman': Summary & Analysis. The lesson addresses these objectives:

  • Identifies the basic facts of 'Piers Plowman', such as who wrote it and when
  • Provides a summary of the plot of the poem
  • Offers an analysis of 'Piers Plowman' and its inherent themes
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