The Canterbury Tales: Gender Roles & The Role of Women

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In Canterbury Tales, all of the following female characters narrate a story except for _____.

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1. Which of the following words best describes the message of the second nun's tale in Canterbury Tales?

2. Which of the following best describes the Wife of Bath in Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you can recall about gender in Canterbury Tales with this quiz/worksheet combo. Quiz topics include the female characters that narrate the story and the message of the second nun's tale.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about the following:

  • Term to describe the Wife of Bath
  • Characteristic that's important to the Prioress
  • Action of the Wife of Bath in the service of God

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on gender in Canterbury Tales including the message of the second nun in the story
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the female characters that narrate the story and the action taken by the Wife of Bath in the service of God
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a feature that's important to the Prioress

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled The Canterbury Tales: Gender Roles & The Role of Women will teach you more about the following areas:

  • Stereotypes in the story
  • Description of the prologue
  • Appearance associated with the Wife of Bath
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