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Canterbury Tales Review
“In company she liked to laugh and chat /And knew the remedies of love’s mischances, /An art in which she knew the oldest dances.” A.Prioress B. Summoner C. Wife of BathD. Cook
“He knew the taverns in well in every town /And every innkeeper and barmaid too /Better than lepers, beggars, and that crew, / He kept his tippet stuffed with pins for curls, /And pocket-knives, to give to pretty girls.” A.KnightB. Friar C. FranklinD. Pardoner
“Garlic he loved, and onions too, and leeks, /And drinking strong wine till he was hazy. /Then he would shout and jabber as is crazy, /And wouldn’t speak a word except in Latin /When he was drunk, such as tags as he was pat in.” A.SummonerB. Pardoner C. PlowmanD. Yeoman
“Singing he was, or fluting all the day; /He was as fresh as is the month of May.” A.SquireB. Franklin C. KnightD. Skipper
“But what a pity—so it seemed to me, /That he should have an ulcer on his knee. /As for blancmange, he made it with the best.” A.MancipleB. Miller C. SkipperD. Cook
“Her forehead, certainly, was fair of spread, / Almost a span across the brow, I own; /She was by no means undergrown.” A.PrioressB. Reeve C. SkipperD. Cook
“He stayed at home and watched over fold /So that no wolf should make the sheep miscarry. /He was a shepherd and no mercenary.” A.YeomanB. Monk C. PlowmanD. Parson
Gap-toothed; somewhat deaf; weaver; expert on love A. FranklinB. Wife of Bath C. ReeveD. Prioress
“Bold in his speech, yet wise and full of tact, /There was no manly attribute he lacked. /What’s more, he was a merry-hearted man.” A. MancipleB. Host C. SummonerD. Cook
“He knew of every Judgment, case and crime /Recorded since King William’s time.” A. ReeveB. Manciple C. Sergeant at LawD. Knight
“His horse was thinner than a rake /And he was not too fat, I undertake,/ But had a hollow look, a sober stare.” A. Oxford ClericB. Knight C. ParsonD. Plowman
“A wrangler and buffoon, he had a store, /Of tavern stories in the main.” A. CookB. Skipper C. ReeveD. Miller
Lover whose hair was curled “as if taken from a press” A.Wife of BathB. Knight C. SquireD. Franklin
“He’d sewed a holy relic in his cap; /His wallet lay before him on his lap, /Brimful of pardons come from Rome all hot.” A.Oxford ClericB. Pardoner C. SummonerD. Friar
Person who suggested the idea of a story- telling contest A. KnightB. MillerC. Wife of BathD. Host
“He wore a fustian tunic stained and dark/ With smudges his armour had left mark.” A.MancipleB. Yeoman C. KnightD. Squire
He owned a barge called The Maudelayne. A.DoctorB. Skipper C. MillerD. Yeoman
Person who had good table manners. A.Wife of BathB. Franklin C. KnightD. Prioress
Person whose appearance scared children. A.KnightB. Squire C. YeomanD. Summoner
Person who spoke French and cared for animals. A.PrioressB. Franklin C. ParsonD. Wife of Bath
The bad-tempered manager of a large estate. A.YeomanB. Reeve C. KnightD. Monk
“… He was never rash/ Whether he bought on credit or paid cash./ He used to watch the market most precisely/ And got in first, and so he did quite nicely.” A.MonkB. Sergeant at Law C. Oxford ClericD. Manciple
“And in his hand he bore a mighty bow./ His head was like a nut, his face was brown,/ He knew the whole of woodcraft up and down.” A.YeomanB. Miller C. SquireD. Merchant
“As for his skill in reckoning in tides,/ Currents and many another risk besides,/ Moons, harbours, pilots, he had such dispatch/ That from Hull to Carthage none were his match.” A. DoctorB. Skipper C. FriarD. Summoner
“His house was never short of bake-meat pies,/ Of fish and flesh, and these in such supplies/ It positively snowed with meat and drink/ And all the dainties that a man could think.” A. MerchantB. Franklin C. Sergeant at LawD. Doctor
Forester dressed in green A.YeomanB. Miller C. SkipperD. Host
“… and he would help the poor/ for the love of Christ and never take a penny./ He paid his tithes in full…” A.PlowmanB. Squire C. FriarD. Cook
“a most distinguished man… he followed chivalry” A. MerchantB. Knight C. SquireD. Yeoman
Person who had been married five times A.Manciple B. Franklin C.Wife of Bath D. Host
Chaucer’s characterizations of the Prioress, and other people connected with the Church are mainly (a) idealized, b) flattering, (c) satirical/critical, (d) boring.
The pilgrims are going to Canterbury to visit the shrine of (a) King William, (b)Thomas a Becket, (c) Joan of Arc, (d) Richard II.
The twenty-nine pilgrims in the group, taken all together, represent (a) most of the classes of English society, (b) only the lowest classes, (c) the most educated class of English society, (d) only religious groups and merchants.
Each pilgrim was to tell (a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 3, (d) 4 tales.
The attitude toward their journey is one of (a)dread, (b) boredom, (c) seriousness (d) excitement.
31. The framework of The Canterbury Tales is (a) fair, (b) a dinner, (c) a ball, (d) a pilgrimage.
The month of departure was (a) March, (b) April, (c) May, (d) June.
The author of The Canterbury Tales is (a) Chaucer, (b) Milton, (c) Shakespeare, (d) Malory.
Describe the Wife of Bath. Give one personality trait and one physical traits.