Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein: Analysis & Concept


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When was Tender Buttons written?

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1. What are the subjects of the poems in Tender Buttons?

2. What do some people think is one of the themes of Tender Buttons?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Tender Buttons is a collection of poems by Gertrude Stein, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the literary techniques and themes used in the poems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • The year Tender Buttons was written
  • Subjects and themes in the poems
  • Literary techniques used by Stein in this collection

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related poetry lesson about Tender Buttons
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many words the poem, A Carafe, That Is a Blind Glass, contains
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about subjects and themes used in Tender Buttons

Additional Learning

To learn more about this poetry collection, review the accompanying lesson called Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein: Analysis & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the work of Gertrude Stein
  • Understand the experimental poems of Tender Buttons
  • Read and interpret important poems