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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.
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
13 terms
Canterbury Tales
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)
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
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
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
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
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…
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…
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
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
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
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…
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
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
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.
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
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…
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
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...
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
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
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
Honest, prejudice
Friar
Yeoman
Knight
Name two adjectives we have used to describe the narrorater o…
What character has any marriages for his "young women"
Who wore green clothing and owned a peacock feathered arrows
Who wore a stAined tunic
Honest, prejudice
Name two adjectives we have used to describe the narrorater o…
Friar
What character has any marriages for his "young women"
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
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…
24 terms
Canterbury Tales
The Knight
The Yeoman
The Prioress
The monk
Fought in war... Always won ... Polite ... Good man... Important man ... Hum…
Bow & Arrow ... Green hat and jacket ... Tan-outdoorsy ... Forests-lov…
Nun... Tidy & well mannered ... French(speaks fluently) ... Blue eyes…
Male nun... Fat-loves to eat/drink ... Balding ... Through bred horses…
The Knight
Fought in war... Always won ... Polite ... Good man... Important man ... Hum…
The Yeoman
Bow & Arrow ... Green hat and jacket ... Tan-outdoorsy ... Forests-lov…
138 terms
Canterbury Tales
Physical Description: Knight
Characteristics: Knight
Socioeconomic Rank: Knight
Type of Description: Knight
...
...
...
...
Physical Description: Knight
...
Characteristics: Knight
...
Canterbury Tales
how many people on the journey
where do they start
where are they doing
how many tales did he plan to tell
29
Tabard Inn in Southwark
Thomas A Becket in Canterbury
124
how many people on the journey
29
where do they start
Tabard Inn in Southwark
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
Canterbury Tales
corrupt official of the court
bright red face, had carbuncles (boils)
wore a wreath of flowers around his he…
"and drinking strong red wine till all…
summoner
summoner
summoner
summoner
corrupt official of the court
summoner
bright red face, had carbuncles (boils)
summoner
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
31 terms
Canterbury Tales Review
Knight
Squire
Nun (Prioress)
Wife of Bath
wears stained rust tunic... wise... modest... brave
20 years old... curly hair... sings & flutes all day... lusty bache…
sings through her nose... speaks incorrect French... wears "love…
Had five husbands... red nose... gap teeth... large hips
Knight
wears stained rust tunic... wise... modest... brave
Squire
20 years old... curly hair... sings & flutes all day... lusty bache…
21 terms
Canterbury Tales
Slew
Immortal
Flesh
Descended
A violent or uncontrollable sliding movement
The ability to live forever
Skin
Move or fall downward (past tense)
Slew
A violent or uncontrollable sliding movement
Immortal
The ability to live forever
canterbury tales
the Host
the Summoner
the Pardoner
the Reeve
name is Harry Bailey; manly, good natured, happy
red face full of sores; eats onions, drank too much; would ta…
sang in strong voice, long yellow hair bulging eyes, baby fac…
old, choleric, thin; good manager and good carpenter, feared…
the Host
name is Harry Bailey; manly, good natured, happy
the Summoner
red face full of sores; eats onions, drank too much; would ta…
15 terms
Canterbury Tales
the Knight
the Squire
29 pilgrims
they were on their way making a pilgri…
had been in many battles, a true, perfect, gentle knight, brave
son of the Knight, twenty-ish, agile, strong, fashionable, ha…
who did the narrator meet at the Tabbard Inn?
why was everyone at the Tabard?
the Knight
had been in many battles, a true, perfect, gentle knight, brave
the Squire
son of the Knight, twenty-ish, agile, strong, fashionable, ha…
70 terms
Canterbury tales
Chaucer's Characterization of the knight
Chaucer's Characterization of the Squire
Chaucer's Characterization of the Yeoman
Chaucer's Characterization of the Prio…
true a perfect gentle-knight (line 74)
a passionate young man
a bowman, the servan of the squire and knight
rich and fake
Chaucer's Characterization of the knight
true a perfect gentle-knight (line 74)
Chaucer's Characterization of the Squire
a passionate young man
23 terms
Canterbury Tales
knight
squire
yeoman
prioress
chivalrous, wise, wears a stained tunic from armor, serves th…
Curly hair and proud of his appearance, short gown with long…
wears medal of st. Christopher, wears green coat, brown skin,…
spoke french, wore jewelry, elegant nose, small mouth, well-m…
knight
chivalrous, wise, wears a stained tunic from armor, serves th…
squire
Curly hair and proud of his appearance, short gown with long…
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
13 terms
Canterbury Tales
Wife of Bath
Prioress
Miller
Reeve
...
...
...
...
Wife of Bath
...
Prioress
...
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…
18 terms
The Canterbury Tales
Frame Story
Characterization
Physiognomy
Red-headed
A story within a story
How the character..... looks and dresses... speaks and acts... thinks…
A person's physical appearance; the relationship between thei…
quick-tempered
Frame Story
A story within a story
Characterization
How the character..... looks and dresses... speaks and acts... thinks…
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
15 terms
Canterbury Tales
avarice
castigate
privy
hoary
agreed
criticize
hidden, secretive
gray or white with age
avarice
agreed
castigate
criticize
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
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