Comparing Realism in Literature & Art


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Nineteenth-century Realist art was a reaction to which earlier movement?

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1. Which author pioneered the form of the psychological novel?

2. Realist art most commonly depicts which kind of subject matter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to test your understanding of Realism in literature and art. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include subject matter depicted in Realist art and the characteristics distinguishing Naturalist art from Realist art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Realist art as a reaction to an earlier movement
  • An author who pioneered the form of the psychological novel
  • Subject matter depicted in Realist art
  • Painters of the Realist movement
  • Differentiating between Naturalist art and Realist art

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related art lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Realism in a different light
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast depictions in Realist and Naturalist art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify Realist artists

Additional Learning

To learn more about Realism, review the accompanying lesson titled Comparing Realism in Literature & Art. Through the lesson, you'll encounter the following objectives:

  • Describe Realism
  • Define representation and verisimilitude
  • Differentiate between Realism and Naturalism