The Prelude by William Wordsworth: Poem Analysis & Overview


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Which year does not correspond to one of the three versions of The Prelude?

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1. In what poetic form is The Prelude written?

2. When did the French Revolution start?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Prelude is a poem by William Wordsworth, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of it. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the theme and form of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • Poetic form that the poem was written in
  • The French Revolution
  • Ideas that Enlightenment thinkers stressed

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 French Revolution
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Enlightenment

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson on The Prelude by William Wordsworth: Poem Analysis & Overview. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and work of William Wordsworth
  • Understand the themes of The Prelude
  • Know Wordsworth's influence on Romantic poetry