Siddhartha Setting


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During what time frame is Siddhartha set?

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1. What country was Siddhartha set in?

2. Near which river does much of the action in Siddhartha likely take place?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The setting of a story can tell you a lot about its themes and topics. Complete this assessment to find out if you understand the time, location, and political atmosphere of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The objective of this quiz/worksheet is to assess your understanding of:

  • The time frame Siddhartha is set in
  • Which country Siddhartha is set in
  • Where much of the action takes place
  • Political atmosphere of the story
  • The definition of an enlightenment

Skills Practiced

Some of the skills you will use to complete this assessment include:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Siddhartha lesson about the story's timeframe
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the political landscape Siddhartha takes place in
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define enlightenment

Additional Learning

Study the lesson that comes with this assessment, Siddhartha Setting, to improve your understanding of the quiz material and learn more about:

  • How the physical locations of the story symbolizes key themes like enlightenment
  • The rise of Buddhism
  • Hinduism's influence