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After the Pardoner tells his tale what does he offer to do for his fellow travelers?
Sell them relics
What is situational irony? Give an example of this in the tale.
After the rioters search for death, they murder on each other
How does the knight show that he has learned his lesson?
Asks his wife to decide what form she should take
What does the old woman argue about concerning gentility and virtue? What is her position on these issues?
They cannot be inherited
What is satire? What class of people does Chaucer satirize?
Making fun of something or someone; the clergy
What is the difference between the narrator and the author of a work?
The narrator tells the story and the author actually created it
Name some members of the skilled crafts guilds.
Haberdasher-hat maker, dyer, carpenter, weavers, and carpet-maker
Which character does Chaucer flatter most? Is this profession still in practice today?
Parson, yes (minister)
compares varieties of people with animals and asserts that certain physical characteristics reveal one's true character
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