Robert Southey Poems & Biography


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Robert Southey became friends with _____ in his youth, and the two decided to start a Utopian farming community in the United States.

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1. Southey wrote the following type of literature _____.

2. A group of famous poets, such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey, lived in the Lake District, and are known as _____.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Robert Southey's prolific writing had a far reaching influence on literature. Use this interactive quiz and worksheet to assess your understanding of Robert Southey's life, work, and role in literary history.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Robert Southey's famous friendships
  • Genre(s) Southey contributed to
  • Southey's classification as a poet
  • Name of journal he regularly wrote for
  • Honor Southey received

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you understood the most important information about Robert Southey's life and work
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Southey's contribution to literary history
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of Robert Southey to answer questions about his relationships to other writers

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, Robert Southey Poems & Biography to learn more about Southey. The lesson addresses the following objectives, including:

  • Know about Robert Southey's education and youth
  • Identify how Southey met Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Recognize Robert Southey's published work
  • Learn details about Southey's personal life
  • Analyze two of Robert Southey's poems