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