The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein: Summary & Concept


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Who wrote The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas?

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1. Where and when does The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas take place?

2. How do Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas participate in World War I?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas' is an experimental memoir by Gertrude Stein, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the book. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the author, timeline and setting of the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Who wrote the book
  • When The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas was written and where it takes place
  • Alice B. Toklas' and Gertrude Stein's participation in World War I
  • Artists mentioned in the book
  • The year of the book's publication

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the literature lesson on 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the year 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas' was published and the name of its author
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about references to artists in 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas'

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson, 'The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas' by Gertrude Stein: Summary & Concept. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Summarize the plot of the book
  • Understand the effects of the war on Paris
  • Learn about the author's writing style