Harry Bailly the Host Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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What did Harry Bailly host in The Canterbury Tales?

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1. What do the pilgrims compare Harry Bailly to in The Canterbury Tales?

2. During the journey, what other role does the Host play in The Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet check your understanding of who Harry Bailly is and what he contributes to The Canterbury Tales. You'll review your knowledge of where he is going and what happens on the journey.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet focuses on revisiting what you know about:

  • What Harry Bailly hosts in the story
  • What the pilgrims compare Harry Bailly to
  • The roles Harry Bailly plays during the story
  • Who the Host compares the Student to

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of what Harry Bailly is the host of to answer a question about it
  • Information recall - see if you remember the roles Harry Bailly takes on throughout the story
  • Reading comprehension - from what you read, ensure you can pick out what the Host calls his wife in the story

Additional Learning

If you would like to review this character in more detail, you can find an entire lesson titled Harry Bailly the Host Quotes in The Canterbury Tales. In this lesson, you will find additional detail about:

  • What the Host offers for the storytelling competition
  • How the Host is described by the pilgrims
  • What the Host says to tease the cook
  • Characteristics of the Host