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Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
The Canterbury Tales - Prologue
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.
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The Canterbury Tales Vocab - Prologue
engendering
sundry
array
chivalry
to bring into existence, to produce
various; miscellaneous, several & different types of
splendid attire; finery: dress.
the medieval system, principles, and customs of knighthood.
engendering
to bring into existence, to produce
sundry
various; miscellaneous, several & different types of
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Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
10 terms
Canterbury Tales-The Prologue Vocabulary
pilgrimages
constellations
chivalry
siege
-a journey, especially a long one, made to somesacred place a…
-any groups of stars given definite names, such as Cancer and…
-the sum of the ideal qualifications of a knight, including c…
-the act of surrounding and attacking a fortified place as to…
pilgrimages
-a journey, especially a long one, made to somesacred place a…
constellations
-any groups of stars given definite names, such as Cancer and…
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Vocabulary 3 (Prologue Canterbury Tales)
Accrue
Remorse
Defer
Diligent
v. to come as gain; accumulate
a strong feeling of guilt and regret, lament
v. to postpone
adj. painstaking; hardworking
Accrue
v. to come as gain; accumulate
Remorse
a strong feeling of guilt and regret, lament
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Hawkins Canterbury Tales Prologue
satire
nun
avarice
simile
a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or fol…
This character established the appearance vs. reality theme i…
a synonym for greed; one of the seven deadly sins
the literary technique illustrated when the Miller is describ…
satire
a kind of writing that ridicules human weakness, vice, or fol…
nun
This character established the appearance vs. reality theme i…
15 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
engendering
stature
personable
accrue
creation; production
height
attractive in appearance and personality
increase over time
engendering
creation; production
stature
height
11 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue/vocabulary
direct characterization
indirect characterization
social commentary
solicitous
presents direct statements about a character, such as Chaucer…
uses actions, thoughts, and dialogue to reveal a character's…
writing that offers insight into society, its values, and its…
adjective: showing care or concern... synonym: caring... antonym: i…
direct characterization
presents direct statements about a character, such as Chaucer…
indirect characterization
uses actions, thoughts, and dialogue to reveal a character's…
15 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
Zephyrus
hostelry
chivalry
squire
Greek god of the west wind
inn
code of behavior of medieval knights
a young man attending on and receiving training from a knight
Zephyrus
Greek god of the west wind
hostelry
inn
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
Canterbury Tales Prologue
Knight
Cook
Pardoner
Wife of Bath
"modest as a maid"; described as "perfect" and "gentle"; foll…
"But what a pity, so it seemed to me, that he should have an…
"And (well he could) win silver from the crowd, that's why he…
"married five times, all at the church door" ; "she knew the…
Knight
"modest as a maid"; described as "perfect" and "gentle"; foll…
Cook
"But what a pity, so it seemed to me, that he should have an…
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
The Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
The Nun
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
The servant who accompanies the Knight and the Squire. The na…
She cares about her appearance and looking like a courtly lad…
The Knight
Socially the most prominent person on the pilgrimage, epitomi…
The Squire
Son of the knight, 20 years old, been in the calvary, opposit…
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Canterbury Tales Prologue Pilgrims
The Plowman
The Wife of Bath
The Yeoman
The Sergeant at Law (lawyer)
an honest worker--his brother, the parson, is one of the few…
a seamstress, loves to laugh and chat, a bit deaf, had five h…
carries bow, arrows, sword and shield, a hunting horn and is…
said to be discreet and wise, knowledgeable and a fine convey…
The Plowman
an honest worker--his brother, the parson, is one of the few…
The Wife of Bath
a seamstress, loves to laugh and chat, a bit deaf, had five h…
19 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
Loved God, paid his taxes, and was the…
An archer and wore green
Loved animals, spoke in French, and ne…
A hunter who did not like to be kept i…
Plowman
Yeoman
Prioress/Nun
Monk
Loved God, paid his taxes, and was the…
Plowman
An archer and wore green
Yeoman
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The Canterbury Tales Prologue
portrait
April 11, 1387
Tabard Inn
Harry Bailly
Here we see a _________ of 14th century medieval life portray…
date for the pilgrimage
where the travelers meet
host of the contest
portrait
Here we see a _________ of 14th century medieval life portray…
April 11, 1387
date for the pilgrimage
31 terms
Canterbury Tales General Prologue
Setting of General Prologue
Pilgrimage
Shrine
Thomas a Becket
...
Religious journey
Holybor sacred place
Archbishop of Canterbury killed in 1170; his body and shrine…
Setting of General Prologue
...
Pilgrimage
Religious journey
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The Canterbury Tales- Prologue Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
trustworthy, honorable, generous, wise, modest, brave, fought…
knight's son, romantic, strong, good-looking, Renaissance man…
servant, dressed like Robin Hood, has a bow/arrow, well armed…
nun, Madamme Eglintine, pleasant/entertaining, sang through h…
Knight
trustworthy, honorable, generous, wise, modest, brave, fought…
Squire
knight's son, romantic, strong, good-looking, Renaissance man…
62 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Review
an honest worker--his brother, the par…
key term: devotee on a journey to a ho…
key term: sacrifices something of high…
literary term: holds human vice up to…
The Plowman
a pilgrim
martyr
satire
an honest worker--his brother, the par…
The Plowman
key term: devotee on a journey to a ho…
a pilgrim
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
20 terms
The Canterbury Tales Prologue
buffoon
conveyance
prevarication
screeds
clown or fool
instrument by which title of property is delivered
a false or deliberate misstatement; lie.
a long discourse or essay, especially a diatribe
buffoon
clown or fool
conveyance
instrument by which title of property is delivered
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Canterbury Tales- General Prologue
chivalry
fustian
squire
yeoman
the system of values that knights in the Middle Ages were exp…
a strong cotton and linen fabric
a young man in the Middle Ages who helped a knight before eve…
a farmer who owned a small amount of land
chivalry
the system of values that knights in the Middle Ages were exp…
fustian
a strong cotton and linen fabric
63 terms
The Canterbury Tales - The Prologue
April
Tabard
Canterbury
St. Thomas a Becket
In what month does the pilgrimage take place?
What is the name of the inn?
Where are the pilgrims traveling to?
Whose shrine are the pilgrims going to visit?
April
In what month does the pilgrimage take place?
Tabard
What is the name of the inn?
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Canterbury Tales Prologue/vocabulary
direct characterization
indirect characterization
social commentary
solicitous
"tell, don't show" presents direct statements about a charact…
"show, don't tell" uses actions, thoughts, and dialogue to re…
writing that offers insight into society, its values, and its…
adjective: showing care or concern... synonym: caring... antonym: i…
direct characterization
"tell, don't show" presents direct statements about a charact…
indirect characterization
"show, don't tell" uses actions, thoughts, and dialogue to re…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
19 terms
Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Friar
And he was clad in coat and hood of green./ A sheaf of peacoc…
She had some little dogs, too, that she fed/ On roasted flesh…
He cared not for that text a clean-plucked hen/ Which holds t…
He was an easy man to give penance/ When knowing he should ga…
Yeoman
And he was clad in coat and hood of green./ A sheaf of peacoc…
Nun
She had some little dogs, too, that she fed/ On roasted flesh…
19 terms
Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
Yeoman
Nun
Monk
Friar
And he was clad in coat and hood of green./ A sheaf of peacoc…
She had some little dogs, too, that she fed/ On roasted flesh…
He cared not for that text a clean-plucked hen/ Which holds t…
He was an easy man to give penance/ When knowing he should ga…
Yeoman
And he was clad in coat and hood of green./ A sheaf of peacoc…
Nun
She had some little dogs, too, that she fed/ On roasted flesh…
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Canterbury Tales- Prologue Vocabulary
Hallowed
Hostelry
Array
Sovereign
holy
inn or hotel
variety
ruler
Hallowed
holy
Hostelry
inn or hotel
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The Canterbury Tales: Characters and Prologue
Loves to laugh and chat
Has a small voice, like a goat, and no…
The inn where our pilgrims meet
Humble, chivalrous, dresses modestly
The Wife of Bath
The Pardoner
The Tabard
The Knight
Loves to laugh and chat
The Wife of Bath
Has a small voice, like a goat, and no…
The Pardoner
The Canterbury Tales Prologue
portrait
April 11, 1387
Tabard Inn
Harry Bailly
Here we see a _________ of 14th century medieval life portray…
date for the pilgrimage
where the travelers meet
host of the contest
portrait
Here we see a _________ of 14th century medieval life portray…
April 11, 1387
date for the pilgrimage
The Canterbury Tales Prologue
Who did the narrator meet at the Tabba…
Why was everyone at The Tabbard?
What were they going to see?
He has been in manny battles. He was t…
He met 29 pilgrims
They were on their way making a pilgrimage to Canterbury
visit the remains of Saint Thomas Becket, the archbishop of C…
The Knight
Who did the narrator meet at the Tabba…
He met 29 pilgrims
Why was everyone at The Tabbard?
They were on their way making a pilgrimage to Canterbury
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Canterbury Tales - Prologue Characters
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
Prioress
wore a tunic... not very flashy... courteous... true warrior
curly locks... 20... well groomed... strong and agile, of average heig…
Green cloak... head like a nut... wears St. Christopher medal... held…
simple smile... well mannered... small mouth... big head... spoke mostly…
Knight
wore a tunic... not very flashy... courteous... true warrior
Squire
curly locks... 20... well groomed... strong and agile, of average heig…
Canterbury Tales Prologue
Who wrote the Canterbury tales?
How many stories was Chaucer going to…
When does the story take place?
How many pilgrims meet at the Tabard i…
Geoffrey Chaucer
2 on the way to Canterbury... 2 on the way home... 4 total
April, symbolizing new beginnings
29
Who wrote the Canterbury tales?
Geoffrey Chaucer
How many stories was Chaucer going to…
2 on the way to Canterbury... 2 on the way home... 4 total
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The Canterbury Tales prologue vocab
Solicitous
Garnished
Absolution
Commision
Showing care or concern
Decorated; trimmed
Act of freeing someone of a sin or criminal charge
Authorization; act of giving authority to an individual
Solicitous
Showing care or concern
Garnished
Decorated; trimmed
85 terms
Canterbury Tales prologue
When did CT take place?
Where did CT take place?
Who is speaking?
What does the speaker describe of each…
April/spring
The Tabard Inn at Southwark
Geoffrey Chaucer aka the author/narrator
"What their condition was... according to profession and degr…
When did CT take place?
April/spring
Where did CT take place?
The Tabard Inn at Southwark
Canterbury Tales Prologue Characters
The Squire
The Wife of Bath
The Knight
The Nun/Prioress
A 20-year old who loves to sing and play the flute all day long
This worthy and worldly pilgrim has been married five times
This pilgrim is valorous, prudent, and as meek and mild as a…
Has a gold brooch with the engraving: Love conquers all
The Squire
A 20-year old who loves to sing and play the flute all day long
The Wife of Bath
This worthy and worldly pilgrim has been married five times
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Prologue to the Canterbury Tales
How many pilgrims were there?
Where are they going?
Where does their pilgrimage begin?
Why did they go on pilgrimages instead…
"Some nine and twenty in a company" =29 not counting Chaucer…
Canterbury (General Prologue, Line 27)
In Southwark London at the Tabard Inn (General Prologue, Line…
For companionship and protection (Introduction, page 113)
How many pilgrims were there?
"Some nine and twenty in a company" =29 not counting Chaucer…
Where are they going?
Canterbury (General Prologue, Line 27)
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General Prologue - Canterbury Tales
nun
nun
nun
nun
the prioress
French, sings, good manners, entertaining, pleasant, friendly…
has expensive jewelry
"Love conquers all"
nun
the prioress
nun
French, sings, good manners, entertaining, pleasant, friendly…
33 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue Original
Yeoman
Squire
Madam Eglantine
Prioress
guy dressed in green with arrows, dressed like robin hood
very interested in love
real name of the Prioress
speaks french fluently and very clean at mealtime, had a tend…
Yeoman
guy dressed in green with arrows, dressed like robin hood
Squire
very interested in love
Canterbury Tales Vocab Prologue
Sanguine
Intoning
Solicitious
Motley
confident; cheerful
recite in singing tones or in monotone
showing care or concern
composed of diverse often incongruous elements
Sanguine
confident; cheerful
Intoning
recite in singing tones or in monotone
12 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
solicitous
garnished
absolution
commission
Showing care or concern
Decorated; trimmed
The act of freeing someone of a sin or of a criminal charge
Authorization; act of giving authority to an individual
solicitous
Showing care or concern
garnished
Decorated; trimmed
14 terms
5 - Prologue - Canterbury Tales
hallowed
devout
sundry
boorish
. . . [pilgrims] long to seek the stranger strands... Of far off…
. . . as I lay... Ready to go on pilgrimage and start... For Canter…
. . . as I lay... Ready to go on pilgrimage and start... For Canter…
He never yet a boorish thing had said... In all his life to any,…
hallowed
. . . [pilgrims] long to seek the stranger strands... Of far off…
devout
. . . as I lay... Ready to go on pilgrimage and start... For Canter…
The Canterbury Tales Prologue
lecherous, smelly man with carbuncles…
their wives pushed them to be an alder…
stole wine while the trader slept, mad…
poor because he spent all his money on…
Summoner
Guildsmen
Skipper
Oxford Cleric
lecherous, smelly man with carbuncles…
Summoner
their wives pushed them to be an alder…
Guildsmen
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Canterbury Tales General Prologue
Pilgrimage
Shrine
Geoffrey
Tabard Inn
The name for a religious journey
Where all the pilgrims in the Prologue are travelling to go s…
The FIRST name of the main who wrote "The Canterbury Tales"
An inn located in Southwark, England where the pilgrims assem…
Pilgrimage
The name for a religious journey
Shrine
Where all the pilgrims in the Prologue are travelling to go s…
15 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
personable
obstinate
discreet
frugal
friendly, easy to get along with
stubborn, determined
cautious, sensible
cheap, conscientious about money
personable
friendly, easy to get along with
obstinate
stubborn, determined
111 terms
The Canterbury Tales Prologue Test
Knight
Frame story
Social commentary
Direct Characterization
- most distinguished pilgrim ... - highest social class... - follow…
Narrative technique in which a main story is composed, at lea…
- Writing makes some statement or criticism of a larger issue…
- The presentation of direct statements about a character ... -…
Knight
- most distinguished pilgrim ... - highest social class... - follow…
Frame story
Narrative technique in which a main story is composed, at lea…
Prologue The Canterbury Tales
pilgrimage
sundry
martyr
creed
(n.) a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred pl…
(adj.) of various kinds; several.
(n.) a person who is killed because of their religious or oth…
(n.) a set of beliefs (usually religious) or aims that guide…
pilgrimage
(n.) a journey, especially a long one, made to some sacred pl…
sundry
(adj.) of various kinds; several.
100 terms
Canterbury Tales: Prologue Characters
told dirty jokes
wore a blue coat and had a rusty sword
watched the market carefully
purchasing agent/ purchasing buyer
Miller
Reeve
Manciple
Manciple
told dirty jokes
Miller
wore a blue coat and had a rusty sword
Reeve
Canterbury Tales - Prologue
Chaucer
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
the narrator of the story
fought to defend Christianity from heathens; a perfect gentle…
a passionate young man; son of the knight
a proper forester, servant to the Knight
Chaucer
the narrator of the story
Knight
fought to defend Christianity from heathens; a perfect gentle…
25 terms
Canterbury Tales Prologue
Setting
The host
The Knight
Squire (Knight's son)
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
good guy, followed chilvary... truth, honor, generous, courtesy,…
fine, young 20 yrs old... curly hair... great agility, strength, ta…
Setting
April, springtime... people going on pilgrimage to see Saint Tho…
The host
The owner of the Tabard Inn, who volunteers to travel with th…
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