The Friar in The Canterbury Tales: Character Analysis, Description & Traits


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What is the Friar's name in The Canterbury Tales?

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1. What does a friar usually pledge his life to?

2. What does the Friar expect in return for forgiveness in The Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can assess your knowledge of the Friar in The Canterbury Tales thanks to the multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. The quiz questions will test you on personal details about the Friar, as well as his pledge and his expectations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Explore this assessment, seeing what you know about the following topics:

  • Why the Friar paied for dowries of women
  • What the Friar wants in return for forgiveness
  • The Friar's name
  • Pledge of a friar

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how the Friar spoke in this tale
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why the Friar payed for dowries of women to be married and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Friar and his character traits

Additional Learning

The Friar in The Canterbury Tales: Character Analysis, Description & Traits is a lesson you can use to review more about:

  • A type of figure that the Friar is
  • Talents of the Friar
  • The Friar's corruption
  • What The Canterbury Tales is about