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1 History Identify the Character Plot/Story DevicesChaucer

2 100 points A caste system of overlords, vassals, and serfs

3 Feudalism

4 200 points In the Middle Ages, women of rank held social positions based on this

5 The status of their husbands or fathers

6 300 points The collapse of the European feudal system, land ownership, and the establishment of lower, middle, and upper middle classes was a result of these factors.

7 The growth of cities during the Middle Ages & the plague

8 400 points The Church of Rome gained greater power because of this event

9 The martyrdom of Thomas a Beckett, the Archbishop of Canterbury

10 500 points The English national consciousness gradually developed as a result of this

11 The Hundred Years’ War between England and France

12 100 points “A model of the landed gentry; he was kind,old, and generous.”

13 The Knight

14 200 points “A ‘wrangler and buffoon’; he played the bagpipes.”

15 The Miller

16 300 points “Her forehead, certainly, was fair of spread, Almost a span across the brow,I own; She was by no means undergrown.”

17 The Prioress

18 400 points He preaches against avarice because he is especially greedy

19 The Pardoner

20 500 points Chaucer’s references to the pilgrim’s physical characteristics are intended to give us an indication of this.

21 Direct characteriztion of their personality types

22 100 points The reason the pilgrims are traveling to Canterbury

23 To visit the shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket

24 200 points The reasons the pilgrims agree to tell tales

25 To win a free meal and entertain one another

26 300 points The Pardoner earns money from preaching against greed, selling relics & pardons, and begging from church to church. He doesn’t do this.

27 Make and sell baskets or work of any kind.

28 400 points The reason the rioters in the “Pardoner’s Tale” go looking for Death.

29 To avenge the deaths of their friends

30 500 points At the end of the tale, the rioters do this.

31 Meet Death

32 100 points This is Chaucer’s favorite rhyme scheme

33 The couplet

34 200 points “Thinly they fell, like rat-tails, one by one” is an example of this

35 Imagery/simile

36 300 points After they abandon their search for Death, the rioters murder each other. This is an example of this type of irony.

37 Situational

38 400 points Chaucer uses this device to characterize the others connected with the Church.

39 Satire using direct & indirect characterization

40 500 points In the “Pardoner’s Tale,” Death is portrayed as both the price of wickedness and an actual person. The device Chaucer uses here is this.

41 Personification

42 100 points In The Canterbury Tales,Chaucer is both the storyteller and this.

43 A Pilgrim/participant

44 200 points Chaucer has been given this title.

45 The Father of English Poetry

46 300 points In The Canterbury Tales,Chaucer presents a cross section of this society.

47 Medieval

48 400 points Chaucer’s pilgrims are organized this way.

49 Pairs & Groups

50 500 points Chaucer had the most contempt for this group of people

51 Religious


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