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The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis

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What is The Portrait of a Lady about?

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1. How does the theme of responsibility show up in the novel?

2. What type of novel is The Portrait of a Lady?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Portrait of a Lady is a novel by Henry James, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the plot, themes, and characters of the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Plot and genre of the novel
  • Theme of responsibility
  • Isabel's eventual marriage decision
  • Parentage of Pansy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the genre classification of The Portrait of a Lady
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Portrait of a Lady

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson titled The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James: Summary, Characters, Themes & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the story of The Portrait of a Lady
  • Understand the themes of The Portrait of a Lady
  • Know the definition of literary realism
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