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The Canterbury Tales Analysis by Tale Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What did Perkin do while he was a Food Seller's Apprentice?

Question 2 2. The Clerk also references which Biblical figure as a parallel in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 3 3. The details of Sir Thopas falling in love with the elf-queen are used to parody the traditional romance in the sense that _____

Question 4 4. What type of controversy surrounds 'The Ploughman's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales?

Question 5 5. 'The Squire's Tale' from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales is set in the exotic and luxurious background of Tartary. What is the squire attempting to do by utilizing this type of background?

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Question 6 6. The fact that the yeoman turns out to be the devil suggests to the reader that _____.

Question 7 7. The moral of 'The Yeoman's Tale' can be related to other stories in The Canterbury Tales by making the reader _____

Question 8 8. The mock heroic style refers to _____

Question 9 9. Sir John offers the merchant's wife the money she requested, which he gets from _____.

Question 10 10. How does the Reeve get his revenge on the Miller's tale in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 11 11. In The Second Nun's Tale, Cecilia survived with a terrible gash in her neck for three days. During this time she _____

Question 12 12. What qualities does the Knight in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales represent?

Question 13 13. The human story told by the Merchant is affected by the intervention of _____ from Classic Civilization.

Question 14 14. How does the Monk define tragedy in 'The Monks Tale'?

Question 15 15. The Man of Law tells a tale of religious faith and _____, which together cause the problems that Constance must endure.

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Question 16 16. What central issue does the Franklin's Tale intend to address?

Question 17 17. Since the Summoner is so clearly giving a biased view of friars, the reader should _____.

Question 18 18. The Parson refuses to tell a fable, as the Host proposes, because _____.

Question 19 19. Chaucer's 'The Miller's Tale' in the Canterbury Tales falls within what genre?

Question 20 20. How does the Pardoner in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales relate to the other pilgrims in his Prologue?

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Question 21 21. In moral allegories in which women must choose between their death and dishonor, there is usually a great deal of celebration of their _____

Question 22 22. The Wife of Bath has had five husbands, and is ready for _____.

Question 23 23. The Manciple's Tale can be considered a fabliau because it is _____.

Question 24 24. One of the themes of ''The Prioress's Tale'' involves _____

Question 25 25. What finally makes the master let the apprentice go in 'The Cook's Tale' in The Canterbury Tales?

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Question 26 26. How does the Clerk perceive the tests that Griselda must endure to prove her loyalty in The Canterbury Tales?

Question 27 27. The 'Chaucer' who narrates 'The Tale of Sir Thopas' and the 'Chaucer' who has written The Canterbury Tales should be understood as _____

Question 28 28. The Ploughman tells a religious tale in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. How does this tie in to his character?

Question 29 29. Canace uses the magic ring to communicate with an injured falcon, as told in 'The Squire's Tale' from The Canterbury Tales. How was the falcon injured?

Question 30 30. 'The Friar's Tale' suggests that, where the storytellers are concerned in The Canterbury Tales, the reader should _____.

The Canterbury Tales Analysis by Tale Chapter Exam Instructions

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