The Second Nun Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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How does the Second Nun claim that she is free from sloth in The Canterbury Tales?

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1. In The Canterbury Tales Cecilia, whom the Second Nun's tale is about, is known for which two things?

2. The Second Nun in The Canterbury Tales uses her tale to present the incentive for living a good Christian life, which is what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess you on the quotations of the Second Nun from The Canterbury Tales. Questions cover topics like how the Second Nun avoids sloth and what a certain character in the Second Nun's tale is known for.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these key points:

  • Living a good Christian life
  • What the Second Nun emphasizes in her story
  • Cleanliness as a virtue

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Second Nun quotations from The Canterbury Tales
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the themes in the Second Nun's story
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the main character in the Second Nun's tale

Additional Learning

Advance what you know about the story with the lesson named The Second Nun Quotes in The Canterbury Tales. These areas of study will be discussed:

  • A pagan named Valerian
  • The Second Nun's devotion to God
  • How her influences other travelers toward a more virtuous life
  • The reward for living a virtuous life