Resolution in Literature: Definition & Examples


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A story achieves resolution when its __________ is solved.

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1. Recent Literature has favored stories with __________ resolutions.

2. In Shakespeare's Hamlet, how do we know a resolution has been reached?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of resolution in literature. Some topics you'll be assessed on include how conflict and resolution are related and several literary examples of resolution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with quiz questions on the following:

  • What must be solved to achieve resolution
  • The type of resolution seen in recent literature
  • Resolution in Hamlet
  • Resolution in The Sun Also Rises
  • Facts about resolution

Skills Practiced

You'll be able to work on developing the following skills while you use these tools:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on resolution in literature
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how resolution is achieved in famous books and plays and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding resolution in modern literature

Additional Learning

Continue your literature studies by reviewing the associated lesson, Resolution in Literature: Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define resolution
  • Identify three examples of resolution
  • Understand how events are typically arranged in a story