Prometheus Unbound by Shelley: Summary & Analysis


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The original version of Prometheus Unbound was written by:

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1. Whom did Shelley consider to be 'the Oppressor of mankind?'

2. What do Prometheus and Jupiter do in the original version of the drama that they DON'T do in Shelley's rendition?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Prometheus Unbound is a drama by Percy Shelley, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the play. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the play's history and influences, as well as characters, plot and themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For success with these assessments, you'll need to be familiar with:

  • The meaning behind the name Prometheus
  • Greek mythology
  • 'Who wrote the first version of Prometheus Unbound

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast two versions of Prometheus Unbound
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the mythology behind this drama and who Shelley called 'the Oppressor of mankind'

Additional Learning

Prometheus Unbound by Shelley: Summary & Analysis provides enhanced information about this dramatic work. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the story of Prometheus Unbound
  • Learn about Greek mythology
  • Understand the themes of Prometheus Unbound