The Skipper Quotes in The Canterbury Tales


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The Skipper differs from many of the more religious figures in The Canterbury Tales because _____

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1. The Skipper opens his story by pointing out that the Merchant is considered to be wise, because _____

2. The Skipper emphasizes the close friendship between the Merchant and the Monk in order to _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer interactive quiz questions on the Skipper in The Canterbury Tales. This quiz will address topics such as how the Skipper is different from the other characters in the The Canterbury Tales and the wisdom of the Merchant.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Find out what you know about these areas of study:

  • Why the Skipper expresses the relationship between the Merchant and the Monk
  • The way the Monk treats his religious vows
  • A connection between how the Monk is portrayed and other stories in The Canterbury Tales

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Skipper from The Canterbury Tales
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of how the Skipper tells the story about the Monk and how it's connected to other stories in The Canterbury Tales
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Merchant and his role in the story

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called The Skipper Quotes in The Canterbury Tales for more on these subjects:

  • The prologue of the Skipper
  • How the Merchant is a poor judge of character
  • Which characters can really be trusted and which cannot