Wole Soyinka: Biography, Poems & Books


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What cultures played a role in Wole Soyinka's development as a writer?

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1. Wole Soyinka was a strong activist in Nigera because he spoke out against (Blank)

2. Wole Soyinka's book, The Man Died, was a memoir that focused on (Blank).

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The focus of these assessments is the life and works of Wole Soyinka. To pass you must also be aware of his political views and the topics of his works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Tested information includes:

  • The focus of The Man Died
  • Wole Soyinka's views on political regimes
  • What Soyinka spoke out against

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the cultural beliefs that influenced Wole Soyinka's writing
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Wole Soyinka
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question identifying the recurring themes in Wole Soyinka's writing

Additional Learning

Wole Soyinka: Biography, Poems & Books will teach you about this Nigerian author. Covered objectives include:

  • Know how Soyinka began writing
  • Review Soyinka's activism
  • Understand Soyinka's writing style and voice