The Man of Law in The Canterbury Tales: Appearance & Analysis


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The judge in The Canterbury Tales is referred to by all of the following titles EXCEPT for which, depending on the version of this story?

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1. All of the following are true about the judge EXCEPT for which in The Canterbury Tales?

2. What criticism does the narrator have about the Man of Law, according to The Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet offers the chance to test what you know about the Man of Law in The Canterbury Tales. You'll review your understanding of his characteristics and what we learn about him in the story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is designed to test what you know about:

  • The titles that the judge is known as in the story
  • Characteristics of the judge
  • The narrator's criticism of the Man of Law
  • What the topic of the Man of Law's tale is

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can recall the titles the judge goes by in different versions of this story
  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to interpret the criticism the narrator offers about the Man of Law
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about the Man of Law's tale to answer a question about it

Additional Learning

You are able to review this topic in greater detail with the provided lesson, The Man of Law in The Canterbury Tales: Appearance & Analysis. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • A physical description of the Man of Law
  • How other people treated him
  • What this character says about rhyme
  • What the narrator says about the Man of Law's tale after it is over