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The Knight Quotes in The Canterbury Tales

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In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, who is the Knight's son?

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1. According to the narrator in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, how many glorious battles had the Knight fought in?

2. In The Canterbury Tales' The Knight's Tale, which goddess does the Arcita call out to in response to his affection for the lady?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you want to test what you remember about the Knight from The Canterbury Tales, you can evaluate your knowledge with this quiz and worksheet. You'll review how the Knight is described and the story he tells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet targets what you remember about:

  • Who the Knight's son is
  • The number of battles the narrator says the Knight fought in
  • The goddess that Arcita calls out to in the knight's story
  • How the Knight sees women

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge the number of battles the Knight is said to have fought in to answer a question about it
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to pick out how the Knight sees women from what you read
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and are able to correctly interpret information about what the Knight's temper is compared to

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this topic, you can find an extensive review in the lesson, The Knight Quotes in The Canterbury Tales. This lesson covers deeper insight into:

  • The principles of a Medieval English knight
  • How the Knight is described in comparison to the other people
  • The physical appearance of the Knight
  • What the Knight's tale is about
  • How women of noble knights should be treated, according to the Knight
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