The Squire in The Canterbury Tales: Description & Character Analysis


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As described in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, the Squire is serving as an apprentice for what?

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1. The Squire demonstrates an aptitude for many talents, including his wit. Which character in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales remarks about the good nature of the Squire?

2. What emphasis is placed on the Squire's military prowess when his character is described in Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess how much you know about the squire in The Canterbury Tales with this worksheet and quiz combination. Test questions will address areas like what the squire is training for and a character that talks of the squire's good nature.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See what you know about these topics:

  • The squire's battlefield experience
  • What personality type the squire is
  • His artistic side as opposed to him being a knight

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the squire in The Canterbury Tales
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the squire's personality
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding his experience as a fighter

Additional Learning

To learn more about this particular character, review the lesson named The Squire in The Canterbury Tales: Description & Character Analysis. You'll be going over these concepts:

  • The squire's many talents
  • His physical appearance
  • How he's in the prime of his youth
  • His passionate nature toward artistic pursuits