Dive deep into the underworld of Victorian era London with Charles Dickens' classic novel Oliver Twist. When young Oliver falls in with a gang of thieves, his life takes an unexpected turn forcing him to confront the ramifications of a life lived outside the realm of propriety. Dickens' complex characters and vivid settings give the reader mixed feelings about who to root for. Test your memory and your knowledge of this classic text with eNotes' Oliver Twist Overview Quiz.
Witness the downfall of one of Shakespeare's most tragic of heroes in Coriolanus, then test your knowledge of the play with eNotes' Coriolanus Overview Quiz. With ten important questions on characters, plot, and dialogue, this quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the entire play, preparing you well for your next comprehensive test or assignment. Give it a go below to find out!
With whom do the commoners side? What bad tidings does Richard receive in Wales? Find the answers to these and other important questions from Shakespeare's history play with eNotes' Richard II Overview Quiz. With ten essential questions on plot, characters, dialogue and more, this quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the work as a whole. Each of its questions is also ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have taken this quiz. Give it a go below!
With its bewildering web of white lies and confusion, Oscar Wilde's "trivial" play can be hard to make sense of. Take eNotes' The Importance of Being Earnest Overview Quiz to clear your head. It's designed to test you on the work as a whole, asking questions about important characters, plot developments and details from the play to aid you in your review. Give it a try below!
Welcome to West Egg and East Egg... where the class divisions are real and the points truly matter! In creating his divided world, Fitzgerald is giving a nod to his literary predecessor, Johnathan Swift, whose novel "Gulliver's Travels" describes a society where arbitrary rules are established and followed, where greater meant more privileged and lesser meant un-moneyed. Such is the case in Gatsby's world, and in Nick's, where all characters are superficially defined by their means. Make sure you understand who moves in which circles by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to The Great GatsbyChapter 1. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty. See how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!
The ambitions of "The Real Housewives of Wherever" are NOTHING compared to the aspirations Lady Macbeth. While Macbeth certainly has the lion's share of culpability in the tragedy that is to come, his greedy wife bears much of the responsibility as well. In this scene, the audience learns just how far Lady Macbeth is willing to go to achieve what she wants. Make sure you are following the twists and turns by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth Act 1, Scene 5. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand its level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!
Test your understanding of Dylan Thomas' impassioned poem with eNotes' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" Overview Quiz. With five questions on the most important aspects of the work—diction, style, subject and more—this quiz is designed to assess your knowledge of the poem as a whole, better preparing you for your next test or essay. Give it a go below!
Test your knowledge of Kurt Vonnegut's famed short story with eNotes' "Harrison Bergeron" Overview Quiz. With five questions on the plot and characters of this dystopian short, this quiz is designed to assess your understanding of the work as a whole and better prepare you for next assignment. Each of our questions is also ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a go below!
Six prophecies professed. Six prophecies fulfilled. The Tragedy of Macbeth has reached its bloody, foretold conclusion in these final, fast-paced scenes. Fates are determined, lives are lost, justice is served. Be sure you are clearly recalling who lives, who dies, and how each of the prophecies has come to fruition by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz to Macbeth Act 5, Scenes 6 to 8. Each of our questions is ranked by level of difficulty by gauging how many times each question has been answered correctly. Did you score a six or higher? You rock. Go ahead, see how you do!
Modern men, take a cue from Macduff and "feel it like a man." Macduff is one of Shakespeare's most intriguing characters. He is brave but not foolhardy. He is emotional but not helpless. Macduff acts only after carefully reviewing his options; he doesn't fly into a rage and hurt people, although no one would be surprised, or blame him, if he did. Loyal to both king and country, Macduff's character humanizes some very inhumane activities in this play. Be sure you understand the complexities of this character and his motivations by taking our exclusive, interactive quiz Macduff inMacbethto help you comprehend this important character. Each of our questions is ranked so that you can understand the level of difficulty and see how your score compares with others who have also taken this quiz. Give it a try below!