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_____ 1. Many of the pilgrims had
A. mental problems
_____ 2. The Knight's Tale dealt with
A. an old carpenter from Oxford
_____ 3. The perfect woman, Constance, was celebrated in
A. Cook's Tale
_____ 4. The Introduction that is longer than the actual tale is the
A. Wife of Bath's Prologue
_____ 5. The outspoken traveler with interesting opinions about marriage and celibacy was the
A. Wife of Bath
_____ 6. The Reeve and the Summoner told their tales in order to
A. introduce a note of levity between two serious stories
_____ 7. Balance for the Wife of Bath's woman was provided by
A. the maiden Dorigen
_____ 8. Chaucer's language is characterized by
A. double entendres
_____ 9. Chanticleer, the talking rooster, was victimized by
A. his lady, Pertelote
_____ 10. The Canterbury Tales end unusually with Chaucer's
A. comic epilogue
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?