The Screwtape Letters Chapter 1: Summary & Quotes


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Who is Screwtape writing letters to in The Screwtape Letters?

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1. Why is Screwtape writing letters in The Screwtape Letters?

2. According to Screwtape, what should patients be studying in letter one of The Screwtape Letters?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In chapter 1 of The Screwtape Letters, the reader is introduced to two main characters. You'll be asked to identify these characters, know their profession and understand the purpose of the letters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know who Screwtape writes his letters to
  • Understand why Screwtape is writing his letters
  • Identify the subject that Screwtape thinks all patients should study
  • Recall why it's a bad idea to argue with a patient
  • Describe how the devil can distract a patient

Skills Practiced

You'll practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access information you've learned regarding the recipient of Screwtape's letters
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about letter one of The Screwtape Letters to identify the way the devil is able to distract patients
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the first chapter of The Screwtape Letters

Additional Learning

To learn more about this book's opening chapter, check out the lesson, The Screwtape Letters Chapter 1: Summary & Quotes. The lesson goes over the following learning objectives:

  • Identify the author of The Screwtape Letters
  • Define jargon
  • Learn what Screwtape is