T.S. Eliot's The Burial of The Dead: Analysis & Explanation


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Which of the following is true of 'The Burial of the Dead'?

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1. For T.S. Eliot, which of the following is a characteristic of modern society?

2. Which of the following is true about the style of T.S. Eliot's work 'The Burial of the Dead'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo was put together to help you assess your knowledge of 'The Burial of the Dead' by T.S. Eliot. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the imagery and themes in this poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • T.S. Eliot's view of modern society
  • The writing style of 'The Burial of the Dead'
  • What the couple from Tristan und Isolde represents
  • What water represents in 'The Burial of the Dead'

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson T.S. Eliot's 'The Burial of the Dead'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the facts about 'The Burial of the Dead'
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what water is a sign of'The Burial of the Dead'

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson called T.S. Eliot's The Burial of The Dead: Analysis ans Explanation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the definition of modernism
  • Understand the imagery, allusions and paradox used in 'The Burial of the Dead'
  • Review what two outside works the 'The Burial of the Dead' alludes to