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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.
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
25 terms
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…
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
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
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
5 terms
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
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…
23 terms
Canterbury Tales
apprise
avarice
coffer
covetousness
to give notice to; to advise
insatiable greed; a miserly desire to obtain and hoard wealth
a box or chest used to hold valuables
the state of being excessively eager for wealth or possession…
apprise
to give notice to; to advise
avarice
insatiable greed; a miserly desire to obtain and hoard wealth
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
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…
32 terms
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
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
22 terms
Canterbury tales
Wife of Bath
Doctor
Skipper
Plowman
Urban
Urban
Urban
Praised
Wife of Bath
Urban
Doctor
Urban
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…
13 terms
Canterbury Tales
Wife of Bath
Prioress
Miller
Reeve
...
...
...
...
Wife of Bath
...
Prioress
...
15 terms
Canterbury Tales
avarice
castigate
privy
hoary
greed
to criticize
hidden, secretive
gray or white with age
avarice
greed
castigate
to criticize
18 terms
Canterbury Tales
Reprisal
Loathsome
Vehemently
Infallible
punishment in return for an injury
heatfull
violently
unable to fail or to be wrong
Reprisal
punishment in return for an injury
Loathsome
heatfull
15 terms
Canterbury Tales
avarice
castigate
privy
hoary
agreed
criticize
hidden, secretive
gray or white with age
avarice
agreed
castigate
criticize
10 terms
Canterbury Tales
Knight
Knight
Knight
Squire
Distinguished
jousting
wise and chivalrous
Son of the Knight
Knight
Distinguished
Knight
jousting
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
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…
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
36 terms
Canterbury Tales
Pilgrimage
Solicitous
garnished
absolution
a journey to a holy place, undertaken for religious reasons
concerned, attentive, considerate
decorated
forgiveness; freedom; pardon
Pilgrimage
a journey to a holy place, undertaken for religious reasons
Solicitous
concerned, attentive, considerate
10 terms
Canterbury Tales
magnanimous
phlegmatic
choleric
sanguine
Generous
indifferent, stoic
angry, bad tempered or irritable
optimistic
magnanimous
Generous
phlegmatic
indifferent, stoic
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
30 terms
canterbury tales
pilgrimage
solicitous
garnished
absolution
journey to holy place
concerned
decorated
forgiveness
pilgrimage
journey to holy place
solicitous
concerned
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…
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
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
30 terms
Canterbury Tales
characterization
direct characterization
indirect characterization
social commentary
technique of revealing character
presents direct statements about a character
uses actions, thoughts, and dialogue to reveal a character's…
writing that offers insight into society, its values, and its…
characterization
technique of revealing character
direct characterization
presents direct statements about a character
10 terms
Canterbury tales
Arbitrate
Array
Discreet
Disdainful
Settle or decidebylistening to both sides of an arguement
An order of arrangement
Having or showing careful judgement in speech
Feeling or showing contempt; scornful
Arbitrate
Settle or decidebylistening to both sides of an arguement
Array
An order of arrangement
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
30 terms
Canterbury Tales
esteemed
tarry
sauntered
reprove
highly respected
delay or linger
walked slowly
criticize, scold
esteemed
highly respected
tarry
delay or linger
Canterbury Tales
Prioress/Nun
Summoner
Host
Guildsmen
Prone to excessive sorrow and showy weeping, I care for all c…
Bad Complexion, love garlic and onions, bribe wine, Sometimes…
I am a very manly man and very merry hearted as well I am the…
Narrator grouped them together, We are the group of artisan w…
Prioress/Nun
Prone to excessive sorrow and showy weeping, I care for all c…
Summoner
Bad Complexion, love garlic and onions, bribe wine, Sometimes…
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…
27 terms
Canterbury Tales
lute
heraldic
sepulchral
crenellated
a music instrument with strings
announcing something to come
typical of a place of burial
having battlements
lute
a music instrument with strings
heraldic
announcing something to come
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…
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