How about the adaptations they influenced? How does the Nun react to the sight of an injured animal? What does the Miller look like? It's no bar room joke, we assure you. What is the Narrator's name? When an enemy ship sank, what did the Skipper do to his prisoners? The one with the best story will receive a supper in the tavern following the pilgrimage. Are you an authority when it comes to literature? To manage his master's finances 17. Because he refused to give the monarchy power over the church. Gifts from the penitents e. What makes him so distasteful to the other characters, especially the Host, is that fact that he is so proud of his vice.
Who wrote The Canterbury Tales? Chaucer reveals his characters by general description, association, they show their nature in the recitation of their tales and by the comments of the host. Any idea how these stories relate to religion and the society? Thirty pilgrims were making the journey to Canterbury. On what kind of journey are the people going? Who will determine the best tale in the contest? What makes the Parson such a good priest? The pilgrims are going to worship the relics of Saint Thomas Becket to Canterbury. The plan of Canterbury Tales is that everyone tells a story and who tells the best story a supper will give him paid by all the pilgrims. . A meal paid for by the other pilgrims.
The Pardoner is the most controversial of all the pilgrims for four reasons: his work, his sin greed , his unrepentant pride, and his sexuality. Journey with the pilgrims once more as you go through these quizzes. If anyone disputes his judgment, he says, that person must pay for the expenses of the pilgrimage. What personal qualities does the Knight possess? To tell their best stories on the way to Canterbury and back. The Knight is first to be described in the General Prologue because he is the highest on the social scale, being closest to belonging to the highest estate, the aristocracy.
She has been married multiple times. What makes the Pardoner so offensive? What was the plan of Canterbury Tales? What is the prize for the best tale? What is the prize for the best tale? Who must tell a story first? Who will determine the best tale in the contest? He is also called the grandfather of English novel. Chaucer found English a dialect and left it a language. This section contains 3,999 words approx. He takes good care of his flock and doesn't seek wealth or recognition. As he reveals in his Prologue, the Pardoner is well aware that he himself is covetous, which is the very sin against which he preaches in order to con people into giving him money. Who is the Squire's father? How many pilgrims are making the journey to Canterbury? He wore a simple cotton shirt that had stains all over it from the chain mail he'd worn in the war -He'd served in the army in some wars in Holland and France and had won honors there too, which he hoped would impress the girl he loved.
Long, thin, and yellow, like rat-tails 18. How is it determined that the Knight will tell the first tale? Why is the Knight first in the General Prologue and first to tell a tale? Why did the associated people stay at Tabard Inn? This section contains 3,999 words approx. What challenge does the Host give to the pilgrims? In return for hearing confessions, what does the Friar receive? The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue Questions1. Aside from the common facts and figures, do you think you'll be able to answer different kinds of trivia too? In what kind of establishment do the pilgrims assemble? What does the Friar do to make a profit? What is unique about the romantic life of the woman from Bath? What's common between the tales of the Knight, the Merchant, and the Physician? Because he knows the cause of every illness and how to treat it 13. How is it determined that the Knight will tell the first tale? Which dialect did Chaucer use for his poetry? He made them walk the plank.
They wanted to ride to Canterbury. Why is the Narrator on his journey? By what devices does Chaucer reveal his characters? Why is the Narrator on his journey? Who wrote The Canterbury Tales? What is unique about the Nun's table manners? He is on a religious pilgrimage. What is the Narrator's name? How is the Pardoner's hair described? She never lets a morsel fall from her lips, and she wipes all traces of grease off her upper lip after drinking. He gave the new shape to verse and rise to drama. Where is the Narrator going? In Europe four prominent dialects were used Southern, Northern, Midland and Kentish but he used the East Midland dialect in his poetry.
If you think you have the knack for these questions then let's go! Whomever the Host decides has told the most meaningful and comforting stories will receive a meal paid for by the rest of the pilgrims upon their return. What is the Monk's favorite sport? What is the Reeve's job? He is burly, with a red beard and a wart on his nose. Why are the pilgrims going to Canterbury? They were pilgrims and by chance had fallen in fellowship. Where is the Narrator going? If you've read these books written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer, then for sure you'll find these quizzes easy as A-B-C. . .
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