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TEST 2

_____ 1. Many of the pilgrims had

A. mental problems
B. psychosomatic complaints
C. physical ailments

_____ 2. The Knight's Tale dealt with

A. an old carpenter from Oxford
B. chivalry and ideal love
C. immorality and poetic justice

_____ 3. The perfect woman, Constance, was celebrated in

A. Cook's Tale
B. Man of Law's Tale
C. Clerk's Tale

_____ 4. The Introduction that is longer than the actual tale is the

A. Wife of Bath's Prologue
B. Prioress' Prologue
C. Miller's Prologue

_____ 5. The outspoken traveler with interesting opinions about marriage and celibacy was the

A. Wife of Bath
B. Nun's Priest
C. Merchant

_____ 6. The Reeve and the Summoner told their tales in order to

A. introduce a note of levity between two serious stories
B. impress the travelers with their personal bravery
C. repay someone else

_____ 7. Balance for the Wife of Bath's woman was provided by

A. the maiden Dorigen
B. Patient Griselda
C. Innocent Rebecca


_____ 8. Chaucer's language is characterized by

A. double entendres
B. clever puns
C. sparkling metaphors

_____ 9. Chanticleer, the talking rooster, was victimized by

A. his lady, Pertelote
B. the Nun's Priest
C. the sly fox

_____ 10. The Canterbury Tales end unusually with Chaucer's

A. comic epilogue
B. retraction
C. farewell to Harry Bailey, the Host

11. In the Pardoner's Tale, what is the connection between the three revelers and the old man?

12. Explain how the Pardoner's prologue gives the tale its irony.

13. Why is the hero of the Nun's Priest's Tale a chicken?

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