William Wycherley's The Country Wife: Summary & Analysis


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When did William Wycherley live?

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1. How is Restoration comedy best described?

2. When was The Country Wife written?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Country Wife is a comedy by William Wycherley, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the play. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the story and characters of the play.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

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

  • The life of William Wycherley
  • The story & characters of The Country Wife
  • Characteristics of Restoration comedy

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Harry Horner and Sir Jasper
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Country Wife
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Restoration comedy

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the accompanying lesson on William Wycherley's The Country Wife: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the life and work of William Wycherley
  • Understand how the play reflects the time period within which it was written
  • Know important characters and scenes from the play