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Title: Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer


1
Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The Prologue
  • -review-

2
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is a brawler
  • He likes to tell dirty stories
  • He steals grain from his clients
  • He is big and brutish enough to knock down doors
    with his head
  • MILLER

3
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He looks like Santa Claus
  • He is a foodie
  • It positively snows food at his house where he
    frequently throws large impressive parties
  • He is a landowner
  • He get his money acting as a judge and sheriff
    (Corrupt)
  • FRANKLIN

4
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is the Parsons brother
  • He is of the lowest class
  • He gives as much as he can to charity
  • He is a hard worker and good neighbor
  • PLOWMAN

5
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character is obsessed with good grooming
  • This character is good at singing, riding a
    horse, and writing poetry
  • This character is motivated by impressing women
  • He is the knights son
  • SQUIRE

6
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He dislikes reading or staying indoors
  • He loves to hunt
  • He owns many fine horses
  • He likes food
  • He has expensive clothes
  • He is a member of the clergy held up for ridicule
    He should be inside studying
  • MONK

7
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He looks wealthy with his multicolored clothing
  • He is actually in debt
  • He hides his lack of wealth
  • He is concerned about piracy
  • MERCHANT

8
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character is well dressed with silver finery
  • This character has a social climbing wife
  • The wife wants to be treated like a queen
  • This character is a member of the middle class
  • GUILDSMEN (HABERDASHER, DYER, CARPENTER, WEAVER,
    CARPET MAKER)

9
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is good at his job
  • He is part of the nobility
  • His clothes are covered with travel grime
  • His son is with him
  • He may be too aggressive even though he is a
    warrior
  • KNIGHT

10
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is an excellent beggar
  • He is jovial
  • He is a member of the clergy who takes bribes at
    confession
  • He is slick with women, marrying them off when
    they become troublesome
  • He is well know in the local bars
  • Hubert
  • He is wealthy, but looks poor when he is begging
  • FRIAR

11
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is very poor
  • He pays his friends back by praying for them
  • He doesnt want a job
  • He loves books
  • OXFORD CLERIC

12
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • Although he is uneducated, he is very good at
    finding bargains
  • He purchases food for a college (somewhat like a
    caterer)
  • He buys at a great savings and passes on a
    minimal savings to his bosses
  • He is well liked by his clients even though he
    short changes them
  • MANCIPLE

13
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He has no conscience
  • He is well traveled
  • He steals wine, a horse, a ship
  • He has killed by making others walk the plank
  • SKIPPER

14
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character is dressed like Robin Hood
  • This character carries the knights weapons
  • This character is in charge of keeping the
    knights weaponry in good working order
  • This character seems to do a good job
  • YEOMAN

15
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character seems like an astrologist
  • This character is well dressed
  • This character loves gold, but spends little
  • This character has an arrangement with druggists
    he receives money for sending patients to the
    apothecary for prescriptions they dont need
  • DOCTOR

16
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character is deaf
  • This character has married five times
  • This character is known for weaving
  • This character loves to give advice on love
  • This character is wealthy and well traveled
  • She has a temper
  • WIFE OF BATH

17
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is a member of the clergy who practiced what
    he preached (lead by example)
  • He is poor
  • He is a terrible beggar
  • Chaucer seems to admire this member of the clergy
  • PARSON

18
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is a member of the middle class who is good at
    his job
  • People feel comfortable in his establishment
  • He comes up with the storytelling game
  • HOST

19
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is so ugly that children run in fear
  • He knows everyones secrets
  • He is a member of the clergy who could be bribed
    into not doing his job (take people to religious
    court)
  • He is a drunk who swears in Latin
  • He is odiferous and has a number of ugly pimples
  • SUMMONER

20
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • The lords farmers/workers fear him
  • He is an estate manager
  • The is thin, old, and poor looking
  • He uses the lords money to buy expensive items
    which he then loaned to the lord earning the
    lords thanks and gratuities
  • REEVE

21
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character is VERY interested in courtly life
  • This character speaks French (nasally)
  • This character has small dogs she spoils
  • She is well fed
  • She wears a pin claiming Love Conquers All
  • She wears expensive clothing
  • She is a corrupt member of the clergy
  • PRIORESS

22
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • This character appears to be VERY busy
  • He is not as busy as he appears (self-important)
  • He is sought after everyone wants to hire him
  • He knows the law really well
  • SERGEANT AT LAW

23
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He is the Summoners friend
  • He a money hungry member of the clergy who sells
    fake relics to poor uneducated country folks
  • He likes to sing
  • He is a gelding or a mare
  • PARDONER

24
Name the character who best fits the description.
See how few hints you need.
  • He can identify ale by flavor
  • He is good at his job
  • He has an unappetizing ulcer on his knee
  • His sauces are the best
  • COOK

25
Finis
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