Shakespeare's Venus And Adonis: Summary & Analysis - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is a narrative poem?

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1. Who is the author of Venus and Adonis?

2. Venus and Adonis is based on what story?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'Venus and Adonis' is a poem by William Shakespeare, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the story. Some terms you will be assessed on include narrative poem, and 'Metamorphoses'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Narrative poetry
  • This poem's link with Greek mythology
  • The story of Venus and Adonis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Venus and Adonis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ending of 'Venus and Adonis'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when 'Venus and Adonis' was written

Additional Learning

To learn more about poetry, review the accompanying lesson called Shakespeare's Venus And Adonis: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the story of Venus and Adonis
  • Know the inspiration behind the poem
  • Learn about narrative poetry