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Moral Values & Lessons in The Canterbury Tales

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What lesson in The Canterbury Tales was both honored and blasphemed?

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1. How many tales are there in The Canterbury Tales?

2. Who gets in trouble for their lustful ways in The Merchant's story in The Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate what you know about the values and lessons presented in The Canterbury Tales with this quiz and worksheet. This resource tests what you know about the stories and their moral themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet assesses your knowledge of:

  • The lesson that was both honored and blasphemed in the story
  • The number of tales presented in The Canterbury Tales
  • Who gets in trouble for their lustful ways in the Merchant's story
  • When seduction and lust is approved

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret the lesson that was both honored and blasphemed
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to draw out who gets in trouble for their lustful ways from what you read in the Merchant's story
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of who love conquers all for to answer a question about it

Additional Learning

If you wish to read further about this topic, you can look in the lesson, Moral Values & Lessons in The Canterbury Tales. This lesson offers a more detailed explanation of:

  • Background on The Canterbury Tales
  • The upheaval going on at the time that Chaucer writes this work
  • The moral revolving around lust
  • What is valued throughout all the tales and the main story
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