Who tells the Nun'n Priest's tale?
the priest traveling with the prioress
How many priests were there orignially?
Why did Chaucer abandon the other two priests and not the third?
he needed to tell the Nun's Priest's tale
Who is the main character?
Who is Chanticleer?
Who is Chanticleer's prettiest wife?
Where does this take place?
at the cottage of an old widow
How many hens were there?
What is Chanticleer's dream of?
that something tried to eat him
Who dismisses his dreams?
What colors are on Chanticleer?
red black gold azure white
What is the first story Chanticleer tells?
a man receives a dream of a friend telling him to he will be murdered; because he does not believe in dreams his friend is found dead the next morning
What is the second story Chanticleer tells?
two men were about to go on a sea voyage. One has a dream about a storm, but the other dismisses it; they die out at sea
What other things does Chanticleer mention?
The Book of Daniel and The Iliad
Why does Chaucer purposefully translate "Mulier est hominus confusio" incorrectly?
To insult Pertelote/Prioress without them knowing
Why does Chanticleer allow the fox to stay?
the fox compliments his and his father's singing
Why does the fox drop Chanticleer?
in order to taunt those chasing him
What is Chanticleer vain about?
What is it called when things that don't usually talk speak?
What are the five terms to describe this tale?
allegory parable fable mock epic exemplum
What was the fox's strategy?
What debate is this a part of?
the marriage debate
Afterward, how does the Host jokingly compliment the priest?
He uses a metaphor comparing the priest to a handsome rooster with several hens to do his bidding