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Canterbury Tales Grammar and Vocab List 1
galingale
indite
stent
pardoner
a Eurasian sedge with an aromatic rhizome, formerly used in p…
write or compose a literary work
a tubular support placed temporarily inside a blood vessel
a person licensed to sell papal pardons or indulgences
galingale
a Eurasian sedge with an aromatic rhizome, formerly used in p…
indite
write or compose a literary work
76 terms
THE CANTERBURY TALES
Geoffrey Chaucer
In Greek Mythology god of the west wind.
Aries, first sign of the zodiac. The t…
Palmers
Author of The Canterbury Tales
Zephyrus
Ram
People who had visited the Holy Land and wore palm fronds to…
Geoffrey Chaucer
Author of The Canterbury Tales
In Greek Mythology god of the west wind.
Zephyrus
34 terms
The Canterbury Tales
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
Her name is Madam Eglantyne. She is sworn to virginity.
Was a hunter and a very wealthy person whose job was to think…
Squire
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
Yeoman
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
30 terms
Canterbury Tales
Host
Cuckold
Geoffrey Chaucer
Juvenalian Satire
leader of pilgrims, judge over contest
a man whose wife has cheated on him
father of English poetry
critical writing that is serious and harsh in tone
Host
leader of pilgrims, judge over contest
Cuckold
a man whose wife has cheated on him
13 terms
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absolve
accrue
adversary
agile
to declare free from blame, guilt, or responsibility
accumulate (such as payments or benefits)
One's opponent/enemy in a contest, conflict, or dispute
able to move quickly and easily
absolve
to declare free from blame, guilt, or responsibility
accrue
accumulate (such as payments or benefits)
31 terms
Canterbury Tales
Harry Bailey
St. Thomas à Beckett
Geoffrey Chaucer
frame story
owner of the Tabard Inn
The martyred saint the pilgrims are going to visit
Wrote "The Canterbury Tales"
The story that sets up the reason for the tales to be told (s…
Harry Bailey
owner of the Tabard Inn
St. Thomas à Beckett
The martyred saint the pilgrims are going to visit
22 terms
canterbury tales
• a devote example of Christian chival…
• is the son of the knight, a Nobel ch…
• is a knight's follower. ... • Very succ…
• She is a lady and a nun. Build into…
knight
squire
yeoman
prioress
• a devote example of Christian chival…
knight
• is the son of the knight, a Nobel ch…
squire
20 terms
Canterbury Tales
solicitous (adj)
sanguine (adj)
garnished (n)
avouches (v)
showing care or concern
confident, cheerful
decorated, trimmed
asserts positively, affirms
solicitous (adj)
showing care or concern
sanguine (adj)
confident, cheerful
20 terms
canterbury tales
choleric
sanguine
melancholy
phlegmatic
adj-bad tempered or irratable
adj-optomistic or positive
n- a feeling of sadness
adj- being unemotional
choleric
adj-bad tempered or irratable
sanguine
adj-optomistic or positive
30 terms
Canterbury tales
the aristocracy
the knight
the squire
the yeoman
-status based on birth and tradition
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
-playful not serious... -son of knight... -about 20... -vain and tries…
-servant to the knight and squire... -wore a st. christopher's m…
the aristocracy
-status based on birth and tradition
the knight
-on pilgrimage to give thanks after a successful battle... -repr…
12 terms
Canterbury tales
Frame story
Setting
Characters
Time period
Many smaller stories
Going to cantebrury
Represent aspects of society
Medieval times (pub.1475)
Frame story
Many smaller stories
Setting
Going to cantebrury
The Canterbury Tales
chaucer
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
humorous direct observant the narrator of the story
Did many valiant deeds in war. He was highly honored and was…
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
chaucer
humorous direct observant the narrator of the story
Knight
Did many valiant deeds in war. He was highly honored and was…
164 terms
the canterbury tales
geoffrey chaucer
middle ages
heroic couplet
framework
author and narrator
the time period in which it was
rhyming iambic pentameter
religous journey
geoffrey chaucer
author and narrator
middle ages
the time period in which it was
130 terms
Canterbury Tales
Tabard
Southwark
April
14th century (or 1300s)
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
In what month did the pilgrimage occur?
In what century is the work set?
Tabard
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
Southwark
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
23 terms
The Canterbury Tales
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
Her name is Madam Eglantyne. She is sworn to virginity.
Would rather hunt than follow his vows. He was wealthy person…
Squire
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
Yeoman
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
23 terms
The Canterbury Tales
Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
Her name is Madam Eglantyne. She is sworn to virginity.
Was a hunter and a very wealthy person whose job was to think…
Squire
Son of the knight, around twenty years of age.
Yeoman
A servant of the Squire. He wore a coat and hood of green.
23 terms
Canterbury Tales
frame story
Saint Thomas a Becket
T or F... Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales…
T or F... The pilgrims are making the jou…
a story within a story
archbishop of Canterbury; murdered by followers of King Henry…
true
false
frame story
a story within a story
Saint Thomas a Becket
archbishop of Canterbury; murdered by followers of King Henry…
The Canterbury Tales
Frame tale
Exemplum
The Host
Tabard Inn
story within a story
short moral tale
judge of the story competition
starting point for the pilgrimage
Frame tale
story within a story
Exemplum
short moral tale
16 terms
The Canterbury Tales
prudent
vanity
vice
wary
using good judgment; acting wisely
too much pride in your appearance or accomplishments
bad or evil habit
on guard; watchful
prudent
using good judgment; acting wisely
vanity
too much pride in your appearance or accomplishments
5 terms
Canterbury Tales
In the Canterbury Tales there were thi…
Characterization is?
The setting of the Prologue to the Can…
The first person that is described in…
29
describing characters by the physical appearance, what they s…
The Talbard Inn in Southwark during the spring
Knight
In the Canterbury Tales there were thi…
29
Characterization is?
describing characters by the physical appearance, what they s…
13 terms
Canterbury Tales
Pallor
Hoary
Tarry
Apothecary
Paleness
Old; Grayish, white
Delayed
One who is prepared & has sold mediciines
Pallor
Paleness
Hoary
Old; Grayish, white
Canterbury Tales
Solicitous
Garnished
Absolution
Sanguine
showing care or concern
decorated;trimmed
act of freeing someone of a sin or criminal charge
confident; cheerful
Solicitous
showing care or concern
Garnished
decorated;trimmed
71 terms
Canterbury Tales
Knight
Knight
Knight
Knight
Who, from the moment that he first began... To ride about the wo…
Full worthy was he in his liege−lord's war,... And therein had h…
At many a noble meeting chanced to be.... Of mortal battles he h…
Though so illustrious, he was very wise... And bore himself as m…
Knight
Who, from the moment that he first began... To ride about the wo…
Knight
Full worthy was he in his liege−lord's war,... And therein had h…
12 terms
canterbury tales
churl
asperity
paramour
inquisitive
a rude person or peasant
harshness or sharpness of temper
an illicit lover
earger for knowledge; curious
churl
a rude person or peasant
asperity
harshness or sharpness of temper
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Vocabulary
psaltery
offertory
procession
choleric
A medieval stringed musical instrument
The presentation of offerings at a church service
Something that moves forward; persons marching or riding in a…
Marked by a hot temper and easily provoked to anger
psaltery
A medieval stringed musical instrument
offertory
The presentation of offerings at a church service
20 terms
Canterbury Tales
Drought
Sprout
Pilgrimage
Reowned
A shortage of rainfall
Produce buds,branches,germinates
A journey to a sacred place
Wildly known and esteemed
Drought
A shortage of rainfall
Sprout
Produce buds,branches,germinates
34 terms
The Canterbury Tales
author of Canterbury Tales
how Chaucer resembles Wycliffe
frame tale
the pilgrimage
Geoffrey Chaucer
both are critical of organized religion
a group of stories unified by a central situation
a microcosm of human society
author of Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
how Chaucer resembles Wycliffe
both are critical of organized religion
9 terms
"The Canterbury Tales"
Introduce his cast of characters.
Win a free meal and entertain one anot…
Describing how the characters look and…
Church
In the "General Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer's…
The Pilgrims agree to tell tales during the journey to...
In order to reveal his characters, Chaucer uses what devices?
A Pardoner is an official of the
Introduce his cast of characters.
In the "General Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer's…
Win a free meal and entertain one anot…
The Pilgrims agree to tell tales during the journey to...
25 terms
Canterbury Tales
Satire
Mockery
Parody
Mock-Heroic
Act of ridiculing human vices and follies
Laughter, scorn, ridicule
mocking imitation of a known person
imitation of literary epic by exaggerating and distorting the…
Satire
Act of ridiculing human vices and follies
Mockery
Laughter, scorn, ridicule
Canterbury tales
The Knight
The Knight's position in society
Knights reason for pilgrimage
Squire
perfect and genteel man who loved truth, freedom, chivalry an…
ranks under king and other royalty in society. Highest rankin…
gives thanks for surviving many battles, perhaps pray for fur…
a candidate for knighthood; a lover who can sing lusty songs,…
The Knight
perfect and genteel man who loved truth, freedom, chivalry an…
The Knight's position in society
ranks under king and other royalty in society. Highest rankin…
Canterbury Tales
The tale of Palamon and Arcite in a du…
The tale of a Carpenter, his wife, and…
The tale of how two college boys, Alla…
The tale of a love triangle, of money…
The Knight
The Miller
The Reeve
The Shipman
The tale of Palamon and Arcite in a du…
The Knight
The tale of a Carpenter, his wife, and…
The Miller
21 terms
Canterbury Tales
adversity
courteous
devout
dispense
Hardship; misfortune
polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
pious; deeply religious; sincere; earnest;
distribute
adversity
Hardship; misfortune
courteous
polite and gracious; considerate toward others; well-mannered
Canterbury Tales
Cook
Doctor
Franklin
Friar
has an ucler on his leg; is good at his profession; travels w…
is much like an astronomer; profits from disease, especially…
a wealthy landowner with a white beard; tax collector, serves…
knows the barmaids and innkeepers in every town, hears confes…
Cook
has an ucler on his leg; is good at his profession; travels w…
Doctor
is much like an astronomer; profits from disease, especially…
23 terms
The Canterbury tales character chart
squire
yeoman
prioress
monk
noble: colorful long sleeve shirt, strong, physically fit, 20…
peasant: green hooded jacket, carried a bow, wore a hunting h…
clergy:a pretty cloak, cloth around her neck, big forehead, b…
clergy: furlined cuffs on sleeves, worn boots, gold pin, bald…
squire
noble: colorful long sleeve shirt, strong, physically fit, 20…
yeoman
peasant: green hooded jacket, carried a bow, wore a hunting h…
31 terms
Canterbury Tales
The Knight
The Yeoman
The Prioress
The Cleric
An accomplished, talented, and loyal vassal of his lord
A hunter who takes good care of his bow and arrows
A refined, elegant woman who is the head of a convent
A studious man who prefers his books to the luxuries of the w…
The Knight
An accomplished, talented, and loyal vassal of his lord
The Yeoman
A hunter who takes good care of his bow and arrows
22 terms
canterbury tales
• a devote example of Christian chival…
• is the son of the knight, a Nobel ch…
• is a knight's follower. ... • Very succ…
• She is a lady and a nun. Build into…
knight
squire
yeoman
prioress
• a devote example of Christian chival…
knight
• is the son of the knight, a Nobel ch…
squire
70 terms
Canterbury Tales
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
fought in Crusades; traveled widely; Christian, never spoke a…
the knight's son; can joust and ride a horse; sings, plays th…
the knight's assistant; a forester/outdoorsman; dresses in gr…
a nun; has a wide forehead; dressed elegantly; overweight (si…
Knight
fought in Crusades; traveled widely; Christian, never spoke a…
Squire
the knight's son; can joust and ride a horse; sings, plays th…
130 terms
Canterbury Tales
Tabard (Inn)
Southwark
April
14th century (or 1300s)
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
In what month did the pilgrimage occur?
In what century is the work set?
Tabard (Inn)
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
Southwark
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
Canterbury Tales
absolution
commission
Garnish
prevarication
act of absolving a freeing from blame or guilt release from c…
The act of committing or entrusting a person group etc. with…
To provide or supply with something ornamental adorn decorate.
lying
absolution
act of absolving a freeing from blame or guilt release from c…
commission
The act of committing or entrusting a person group etc. with…
Canterbury Tales
Frame Story
Fabliau
Tabard Inn
Thomas Becket
A story within a story
Coarse humor
The first setting for Canterbury Tales where the group meets…
Archbishop of Canterbury
Frame Story
A story within a story
Fabliau
Coarse humor
27 terms
Canterbury Tales
eminent
accrue
arbitrate
benign
high-standing; great
increase over time
decide by listening to both sides of an argument
kind; gracious
eminent
high-standing; great
accrue
increase over time
10 terms
Canterbury Tales
diligent
aspire
discreet
adversary
consistent in doing something
to long or seek
showing modesty
opponent
diligent
consistent in doing something
aspire
to long or seek
13 terms
Canterbury Tales
Wife of Bath
Prioress
Miller
Reeve
...
...
...
...
Wife of Bath
...
Prioress
...
15 terms
Canterbury Tales
avarice
castigate
privy
hoary
agreed
criticize
hidden, secretive
gray or white with age
avarice
agreed
castigate
criticize
50 terms
Canterbury Tales
47-50
70-74
82-84
91-94
An accomplished, talented, and loyal vassal
Humble and wise, despite his prowess and renown
Young and passionate, lively
Playful, lively, and musical
47-50
An accomplished, talented, and loyal vassal
70-74
Humble and wise, despite his prowess and renown
9 terms
Canterbury Tales
solicitous
sanguine
garnished
avouch
concerned and attentive; eager
cheerfully optimistic
decorated; trimmed
affirm or assert
solicitous
concerned and attentive; eager
sanguine
cheerfully optimistic
23 terms
Canterbury Tales
the knight
the squire
yeoman
the nun
he is praised by Chaucer, practices chivalry, victorious figh…
also praised by Chaucer, pretty good fighter, kind loving per…
nicely dressed proper man who works under the squire and is a…
proper nice woman, but Chaucer says she's a "neat eater" whic…
the knight
he is praised by Chaucer, practices chivalry, victorious figh…
the squire
also praised by Chaucer, pretty good fighter, kind loving per…
120 terms
Canterbury Tales
Tabard (Inn)
Southwark
April
14th century (or 1300s)
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
In what month did the pilgrimage occur
In what century is the work set
Tabard (Inn)
What was the name of the London tavern where the pilgrims gat…
Southwark
In what area of London (also home to the Globe Theatre) did t…
11 terms
Canterbury Tales
Best
collection of:
joined stories together as a...
organized in
literary accomplishment
verse and prose
ruse
late 1380s
Best
literary accomplishment
collection of:
verse and prose
Canterbury tales
The Knight
The Guildsmen
The Prioress
The Monk
spiritually rich, narrator admires him, participated in 15 cr…
5 of them ... brings wives
Described as modest and quiet, this Prioress (a nun who is he…
Loves hunting, fine foods and had several good hunting dogs t…
The Knight
spiritually rich, narrator admires him, participated in 15 cr…
The Guildsmen
5 of them ... brings wives
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