The Miller Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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Which of the following does the Miller NOT swear on as a guarantee of his good story?

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1. What does the Miller threaten to do if he does not get to tell his story?

2. Which of the following is true about the Miller?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet revisits what you read about the Miller in The Canterbury Tales. You'll address what you know about the characteristics of the Miller and the moral of the story he tells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of:

  • What the Miller swears on as a guarantee of his good story
  • The Miller's threat if he doesn't get to tell his story
  • Characteristics of the Miller
  • What the Miller says before he starts his tale

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to correctly interpret what the Miller says he will do if he doesn't get to tell his story
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of the characteristics of the Miller to answer a question about them
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you were able to pick out what the Miller views as the moral of his tale from what you read

Additional Learning

You will discover a deeper discussion about this topic in the lesson, The Miller Quotes in The Canterbury Tales. This lesson offers a closer look at:

  • How millers were seen in medieval times
  • What the Miller admits of himself
  • What the Miller says about people and knowledge
  • The story in the Miller's tale