The Plowman Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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In Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales,' who is the Plowman's brother?

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1. Select the word that best describes the Plowman's work ethic in Geoffrey Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales.'

2. In Chaucer's 'The Canterbury Tales,' how does the Plowman differ from other characters in the poem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer quiz questions on the Plowman's quotes from The Canterbury Tales with these helpful study assessments. Gauge your grasp of the subject with questions on key points such as the Plowman's brother and the Plowman's worth ethic.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out more about these topics:

  • What makes the Plowman different from the other characters in the text
  • How the Plowman handles himself and his job
  • The representation behind the Plowman's idealistic way of life

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Plowman quotes from The Canterbury Tales
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the brother of the Plowman
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the Plowman's personal traits and the way in which he's different from the poem's other characters

Additional Learning

Further study of the Plowman is available via the lesson named The Plowman Quotes in The Canterbury Tales. These topics will be covered:

  • A brief background of the poem
  • Some of the Plowman's responsibilities
  • His generosity