The Screwtape Letters Chapter 21: Summary & Quotes


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What is peevishness from chapter twenty-one of The Screwtape Letters?

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1. What upsets people more than anything else according to chapter twenty-one in The Screwtape Letters?

2. What does Screwtape say is equally funny in Heaven and Hell in chapter twenty-one of The Screwtape Letters?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In The Screwtape Letters, chapter 21, there is a discussion about how characters and people react to various situations. The quiz questions will determine how well you understand the action going on in the text along with the deeper meaning. Some of the questions on the quiz will address your comprehension of character motivation or character struggles. Other questions will ask you to define terms or explain concepts from this chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By completing the quiz, you will measure your level of familiarity with the following:

  • The concept of peevishness
  • What angers people the most
  • The primary obstacle that the patient faces
  • Satan's plans

Skills Practiced

These assessment tools let you build-up the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the The Screwtape Letters Chapter 21 lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding heaven and hell's sense of humor and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what Satan wants to do to possess everything

Additional Learning

If this chapter of the novel isn't fresh in your mind, you can go back to The Screwtape Letters Chapter 21: Summary and Quotes lesson. Look over this lesson to gain a deeper understanding of the following:

  • An explanation and examples of peevishness
  • The importance of time and how it is used
  • Service to the self or to a higher power
  • Ownership and the concept of mine