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Chaucer's Troilus And Criseyde: Summary & Analysis

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Chaucer's poem 'Troilus and Criseyde' takes place during the Trojan War in which city?

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1. Chaucer originally wrote 'Troilus and Criseyde' in which of the following?

2. Why did Troilus fall in love with Criseyde in 'Troilus and Criseyde?'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo covers Troilus and Criseyde, including the characters and the elements of love that typify a tragic tale. You will be tested on your comprehension of the events in the poem and its characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of:

  • The setting of the poem
  • The language of the poem
  • The story of Troilus and his love for Criseyde
  • The hand of Destiny in the poem

Skills Practiced

Through this assessment, you will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Troilus and Criseyde lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about plot events in the poem
  • Interpreting information - read information about the version of English in which Chaucer wrote this poem and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

For further information, review the corresponding lesson called Chaucer's Troilus And Criseyde: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the topics listed below:

  • The background of Troilus and Criseyde
  • The five books that compose the poem
  • Analysis and major themes of the poem
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