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36 terms
English Canterbury tales Vocab.
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
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English IV Vocabulary: Canterbury Tales
Felicity
Disconsolate
Iniquity
Accouterments
(noun) Bliss; happiness
(adj.) Deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond conso…
(noun) A grossly immoral act or injustice; wickedness
(noun) Accessory items of clothing or equipment; a soldier's…
Felicity
(noun) Bliss; happiness
Disconsolate
(adj.) Deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond conso…
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english quiz Canterbury tales
The Knight
The Squire
Yeoman
Nun
Modest
20 years old
head like a nut
counterfeit grace
The Knight
Modest
The Squire
20 years old
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English Vocab: the Canterbury Tales
Congregation
discourse
Dignity
pulpit
people gathered for religious worship
a complete or thorough discussion of a topic
honor, self-respect; the quality of deserving esteem or respect
platform from which a religious leader speaks to worshipers
Congregation
people gathered for religious worship
discourse
a complete or thorough discussion of a topic
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English Vocab Canterbury Tales
Magnanimous
Phlegmatic
Choleric
Sanguine
Generous
Having a straight face
Bad tempered
Optimistic or posotive
Magnanimous
Generous
Phlegmatic
Having a straight face
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English Canterbury Tales Test
Frame Story
Social Commentary
Direct Characterization
Indirect Characterization
Narrative technique in which a main story is composed, at lea…
writing that makes some statement or criticism of a larger is…
the presentation of direct statements about a character
the presentation of a character through actions, thoughts, di…
Frame Story
Narrative technique in which a main story is composed, at lea…
Social Commentary
writing that makes some statement or criticism of a larger is…
30 terms
English - Canterbury Tales
Spring
Social commentary
He tells it like it is, don't shoot th…
It is the starting point of their pilg…
What time of year do the pilgrims go to canturbury?
Writing that offers insight into society, it's values, and it…
What does Chaucer mean by "I am short of wit as you will unde…
What causes them to gather at the Tavern Inn?
Spring
What time of year do the pilgrims go to canturbury?
Social commentary
Writing that offers insight into society, it's values, and it…
145 terms
English Vocabulary Canterbury Tales
Chivalry
Sovereign
Heathen
Van
The medieval knightly system; knights and noblemen
Excellent or fine; supreme power
Nonreligious; pagan
Part of army that goes before the rest (vanguard)
Chivalry
The medieval knightly system; knights and noblemen
Sovereign
Excellent or fine; supreme power
60 terms
English Canterbury tales test
What season is described in the openin…
What do people especially want to do w…
Where especially do English people wan…
Why do the people want to go there?
Spring (April)
they go on pilgrimages to holy lands
The Shire's end (England and Canterbury)
To seek "the holy blissful martyr" (Thomas Becket)
What season is described in the openin…
Spring (April)
What do people especially want to do w…
they go on pilgrimages to holy lands
21 terms
English Canterbury tales
Nun
Squire
Yeman
Knight
Soft hearted... Spoke French ... Pleasant and friendly... Solicitous... N…
Young man of noble birth who was aspirant to knighthood serve…
Good marksman... Carried weapons with himSaid to have a brown fa…
Courteous... Generous ... Brave ... Noble... Trusting... Christian... Follower…
Nun
Soft hearted... Spoke French ... Pleasant and friendly... Solicitous... N…
Squire
Young man of noble birth who was aspirant to knighthood serve…
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English: Canterbury Tales Terms
frame story
physiognomy
verbal irony
satire
smaller story is told within the context of a tale
use of physical appearance to suggest attributes of a persons…
meaningful contrast between what is said and what is actually…
author ridicules or exposes faults of his subject to provoke…
frame story
smaller story is told within the context of a tale
physiognomy
use of physical appearance to suggest attributes of a persons…
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English: Canterbury Tales Vocab
counterfeit
wanton
sovereign
Sundry
v.... - to pretend,... - to imitate... - copy especially in order to d…
adj.... watonness- n... watonly- adj.... - undisciplined... - unruly... - le…
adj.... - of the most exalted kind... -supreme... Pg. 5
adj.... - made up of different things... Pg. 3... "Of far-off saints,…
counterfeit
v.... - to pretend,... - to imitate... - copy especially in order to d…
wanton
adj.... watonness- n... watonly- adj.... - undisciplined... - unruly... - le…
English Canterbury Tales Characters
The Knight
Squire
Summoner
Wife of Bath
-Chaucer likes him ... -Person thqt recieves land ... - not daily d…
- Chaucer likes him ... -Man who has a higher social standing, (…
- Chaucer does not like him... -someone who calls people in chur…
-chaucer doesn't like him ... -worthy woman in Bath City ... -large…
The Knight
-Chaucer likes him ... -Person thqt recieves land ... - not daily d…
Squire
- Chaucer likes him ... -Man who has a higher social standing, (…
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English Midterm: Canterbury Tales
The Narrator
The Knight
The Wife of Bath
The Prioress
narrator presents himself as a gregarious and naïve character…
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
She has been married five times and had many other affairs in…
Described as modest and quiet, this Prioress aspires to have…
The Narrator
narrator presents himself as a gregarious and naïve character…
The Knight
The first pilgrim Chaucer describes in the General Prologue,…
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English Canterbury Tales Test
What time of year did this all happen?
Where did it happen?
How many pilgrims were there?
What was the main event going on in th…
Spring
Canterbery
29
people telling stories on a pilgrimage
What time of year did this all happen?
Spring
Where did it happen?
Canterbery
62 terms
Middle English/Canterbury Tales
Knight's Tale
Miller's Tale
Reeve's Tale
Wife of Bath's tale
Two friends battle for the love of a woman. They first see he…
A young student tricks an old carpenter and seduces his young…
Two students get back at a dishonest miller by seducing his w…
One of King Arthur's knights, accused of rape, must discover…
Knight's Tale
Two friends battle for the love of a woman. They first see he…
Miller's Tale
A young student tricks an old carpenter and seduces his young…
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English Canterbury tales characters
The skipper
The Franklin
The sergeant at law
The merchant
Takes no prisoners
A land-owner, or freeman, who loves to impress guests
Can quote law and find its loopholes
Forked beard, dishonest
The skipper
Takes no prisoners
The Franklin
A land-owner, or freeman, who loves to impress guests
11 terms
English Canterbury Tales
Chaucer
What does Chaucer mean??
When did Chaucer die?
Where was Chaucer buried ??
French, Cornerstone of English literature, 1340-1343(Born), f…
French for "Shoemaker"
Died in 1400, had written over 20,000 lines of poetry in his…
West Minister Abbey
Chaucer
French, Cornerstone of English literature, 1340-1343(Born), f…
What does Chaucer mean??
French for "Shoemaker"
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English 3 Canterbury Tales
Crusader
Mercenary
Loves: Chivalry
Gentle/Wise, Modest, Honest
Knight
Knight
Knight
Knight
Crusader
Knight
Mercenary
Knight
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English Canterbury Tales Vocab
Cutlass
Smirch
Easement
Wench
A short, heavy, slightly curved sword with a single cutting e…
To discolor or soil; spot or smudge with or as with soot, dus…
A right held by one property owner to make use of the land of…
A country lads or working girk
Cutlass
A short, heavy, slightly curved sword with a single cutting e…
Smirch
To discolor or soil; spot or smudge with or as with soot, dus…
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English Canterbury Tales Vocab
Garnished
Sanguine
Prevarication
Avouches
Decorated; trimmed
Confident; cheerful
Deviation from the truth; lie
To assert positively; affirm
Garnished
Decorated; trimmed
Sanguine
Confident; cheerful
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English: The Canterbury Tales Vocab
Coy
Wanton
Wretched
Prevaricate
(Adj) ... 1- (especially with reference to a women) making a pre…
(Adj) ... 1- (of a cruelly or violent action) deliberate and unp…
(Adj) ... 1- (of a person) in a very unhappy or unfortunate stat…
(V) to avoid telling the truth by not directly answering a qu…
Coy
(Adj) ... 1- (especially with reference to a women) making a pre…
Wanton
(Adj) ... 1- (of a cruelly or violent action) deliberate and unp…
33 terms
English Exam; Canterbury Tales
knight
nun
squire
yeoman
socially prominent, first described in prologue
madame eglantyne
son of knight
servant to the knight
knight
socially prominent, first described in prologue
nun
madame eglantyne
35 terms
English "The Canterbury Tales" Unit
Caricature
"The knight"
"Squire"
Monk
1-D Characters; not dynamic
"Most Distinguished" - been in a lot of battles, has some com…
Agile, did not sleep much
Hunter, no cloister, personable, fat, bold, manly man, wealth…
Caricature
1-D Characters; not dynamic
"The knight"
"Most Distinguished" - been in a lot of battles, has some com…
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English Canterbury Tales- Archetypes
Knight
Squir
yeoman
Prioress
Hero... --He is brave... --honored... --"honored everywhere for worthi…
Lover... Young... bachelor... handsome... 20 yrs old... he was average... Cour…
Explorer... --And he was clad in coat and hood of green. - make…
Caregiver/ innocent... a nun who smiles... modest and humble... a div…
Knight
Hero... --He is brave... --honored... --"honored everywhere for worthi…
Squir
Lover... Young... bachelor... handsome... 20 yrs old... he was average... Cour…
57 terms
English- Canterbury Tales
The Knight
The Squire
The Miller
The Yeoman
He fought in many battles,proving his courage. He is also mod…
He is the knight dashing son.
He is boisterous, bearded, and a bit like Kayne (in that he i…
He is a forester who accompanies the knight and squire
The Knight
He fought in many battles,proving his courage. He is also mod…
The Squire
He is the knight dashing son.
40 terms
Canterbury Tales English 4
frame story
Chaucer's methods of characterization
Canterbury hills is based on:
Canterbury format
story with multiple stories within it
LDATO... 1. tells what character is like... 2. how character looks…
pilgrimage in April from the tabard inn in southwark to the s…
-4 travelers tales, 2 coming and 2 going... -all characterizatio…
frame story
story with multiple stories within it
Chaucer's methods of characterization
LDATO... 1. tells what character is like... 2. how character looks…
105 terms
English IV Canterbury tales
author?
chaucer is considered the ...
why is chaucer considered englands fir…
who did chaucer work with?
Geoffery Chaucer
englands first great writer
He showed english could be a respectable literary language
all stations of life and he was middle class
author?
Geoffery Chaucer
chaucer is considered the ...
englands first great writer
24 terms
English - Canterbury Tales Prologue
Chaucer (narrator)
Knight
Squire
Yeoman
-opinionated... -observant... -sarcastic/funny
-high rank (upper class)... -dresses modestly (tunic)... -chivalrou…
-knight's son (upper class)... -clothing with red and white flow…
-Squire's servant... -hunter... -face looks like brown nut... -green c…
Chaucer (narrator)
-opinionated... -observant... -sarcastic/funny
Knight
-high rank (upper class)... -dresses modestly (tunic)... -chivalrou…
67 terms
English 4 The Canterbury Tales
Chaucer
because he wrote in the vernacular (na…
he has a lot of experience because he…
satire
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales?
Why was Chaucer considered one of the greatest authors?
Why was Chaucer good at writing stories?
mocking a political figure, or really mocking anything
Chaucer
Who wrote the Canterbury Tales?
because he wrote in the vernacular (na…
Why was Chaucer considered one of the greatest authors?
21 terms
English Canterbury Tales TEST
The Knight
The Squire
The Yeoman
The Nun/Prioress
- The perfect knight... - Been a part of countless battles, won…
- Knight's son... - Perceived to be a good squire... - Rides a hors…
- The knight's sole servant with which he travels... - dressed a…
- Dainty... - Likes to sing, speaks incorrect french, and makes…
The Knight
- The perfect knight... - Been a part of countless battles, won…
The Squire
- Knight's son... - Perceived to be a good squire... - Rides a hors…
35 terms
Canterbury Tales English Test
Heroic couplet
Sermon
Exemplum
Mock heroic epic
Two lines which rhyme written in iambic pentameter
Speech given in church, usually with a strong moral
Example within a moral lesson
Treating a trivial matter on a grand scale, usually with humo…
Heroic couplet
Two lines which rhyme written in iambic pentameter
Sermon
Speech given in church, usually with a strong moral
38 terms
English Chaucer & The Canterbury Tales
Father of English poetry
Chaucer composed in the (?)- the commo…
Chaucer was born into a (?) class fami…
List Chaucer's 5 main professions
Geoffrey Chaucer
Vernacular
Middle class family ... Wine merchant
Page, soldier, member of parliament, Kings ambassador in Euro…
Father of English poetry
Geoffrey Chaucer
Chaucer composed in the (?)- the commo…
Vernacular
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English Exam (Canterbury Tales)
knight
squire
prioress
wife of bath
- man who followed chivalry, truth, honor, generousness and c…
- son of the knight ... - 20 yrs old ... - agility and strength ... -…
- Simple and coy ... - Known as Madam Eglantyne ... - Good manners…
- ugly and old... - low social class... - poor ... - widow who has bee…
knight
- man who followed chivalry, truth, honor, generousness and c…
squire
- son of the knight ... - 20 yrs old ... - agility and strength ... -…
17 terms
English-Canterbury Tales
Prologue introduces...
They are on their way to...
This pilgrims come from...
Pilgrimage
29 pilgrims and one narrator.
The shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket in Canterbury.
All walks of life, all social classes; they cannot help but r…
A religious journey made to a shrine or holy place.
Prologue introduces...
29 pilgrims and one narrator.
They are on their way to...
The shrine of Saint Thomas a Becket in Canterbury.
17 terms
Honors English The Canterbury Tales
courtier
friar
ceaselessly
summons
attendant to the Royal court; advisor to King
member of a religious order
constant, un-ending, with out stopping
official order to appear before a judge
courtier
attendant to the Royal court; advisor to King
friar
member of a religious order
39 terms
English 3: Canterbury Tales
Who is the author of The Canterbury Ta…
What is the authors birth and death da…
What else did the author do besides wr…
When was the Canterbury Tales written?
Geoffrey Chaucer
1340-1400
Solider, esquire, and diplomat
1386-1400
Who is the author of The Canterbury Ta…
Geoffrey Chaucer
What is the authors birth and death da…
1340-1400
46 terms
English Canterbury Tales Characters
Members of the the Feudal System?(5)
Members of Religious Life? (7)
Members of the Emerging Middle Class?…
Represents all that is good about knig…
Knight... Squire... Yeoman ... Franklin ... Reeve
Prioress ... Monk... Friar ... Oxford Clerc/Student ... Parson... Summoner…
Merchant ... Lawyer ... Tradesmen ... Doctor... Cook ... Skipper (Sailor)... Wi…
Knight
Members of the the Feudal System?(5)
Knight... Squire... Yeoman ... Franklin ... Reeve
Members of Religious Life? (7)
Prioress ... Monk... Friar ... Oxford Clerc/Student ... Parson... Summoner…
12 terms
English Canterbury Tales Test
He is holy martyr that worked for Chur…
Why is Sir Thomas Becket so important?
Born circa 1340... Middle class, descende…
Why was Geoffrey Chaucer so important?
St. Thomas Becket
He is the reason that they go on the pilgrimage
Geoffrey Chaucer
He was the author of the Canterbury Tales
He is holy martyr that worked for Chur…
St. Thomas Becket
Why is Sir Thomas Becket so important?
He is the reason that they go on the pilgrimage
60 terms
English Canterbury tales test
What season is described in the openin…
What do people especially want to do w…
Where especially do English people wan…
Why do the people want to go there?
Spring (April)
they go on pilgrimages to holy lands
The Shire's end (England and Canterbury)
To seek "the holy blissful martyr" (Thomas Becket)
What season is described in the openin…
Spring (April)
What do people especially want to do w…
they go on pilgrimages to holy lands
English vocabulary Canterbury tales
Satire
Mundane
Voracious
Ambition
In use of humor
Lacking interest or excitement
Wanting if devouring a great amount
Having or showing a great desire to be successful
Satire
In use of humor
Mundane
Lacking interest or excitement
66 terms
English IV - Canterbury Tales
Geoffrey Chaucer
vernacular
Latin and French
middle-class London in 1340
who's the father of English poetry?
what did Chaucer compose his poetry in?
what 2 languages were used before Chaucer used the vernacular?
what class, where and when was Chaucer born?
Geoffrey Chaucer
who's the father of English poetry?
vernacular
what did Chaucer compose his poetry in?
16 terms
English Canterbury Tales Vocabulary
sundry
coy
counterfeit
cloister
(adj). various or diverse
(adj). usually referring to women, making a pretense of shyne…
(verb). to imitate fraudulently
(n). a covered walkway in a convent, monastery, cathedral typ…
sundry
(adj). various or diverse
coy
(adj). usually referring to women, making a pretense of shyne…
20 terms
The Canterbury Tales- English Vocabulary
Renowned
Martyr
Befall
Devout
Widely known and esteemed
One who voluntarily suffers death
To become of, or to happen to
Deeply religious
Renowned
Widely known and esteemed
Martyr
One who voluntarily suffers death
20 terms
ENGLISH CANTERBURY TALES VOCAB
Solicitous
Sanguine
Garnished
Avouches
Showing care or concern
Confident or cheerful
Decorated or trimmed
Asserts positively or affirms
Solicitous
Showing care or concern
Sanguine
Confident or cheerful
19 terms
english canterbury tales
hallowed
heath
sundry
boorish
blessed
a moor; a tract of open , uncultivated land
various
unmannerly
hallowed
blessed
heath
a moor; a tract of open , uncultivated land
10 terms
English canterbury tales
Devout
Chivalry
sovereign
Morality
having or showing deep religious feeling
medieval knightly system with its religious, morals and socia…
a supreme ruler, especially a monarch.
principle concerning the distinction between right and wrong…
Devout
having or showing deep religious feeling
Chivalry
medieval knightly system with its religious, morals and socia…
24 terms
English Canterbury Tales
Knight
Squire (knight in training)
Yeoman (servant to the knight and squi…
Nun (prioress)
Chivalry - follows the soldiers code of conduct - truth, hono…
Son of the knight ... Partier 20 yrs old love... Wrote songs and po…
Wore green... Wore medal of St.Christopher (saint of travelers)…
Madam Eglantine (elegant)... Prioress = high ranking nun... Pretend…
Knight
Chivalry - follows the soldiers code of conduct - truth, hono…
Squire (knight in training)
Son of the knight ... Partier 20 yrs old love... Wrote songs and po…
23 terms
English Canterbury Tales
The Knight... Wear... Speak(characteristics)…
Squire... Wear... Speak(characteristics)... Val…
Yeoman... Wear... Speak(characteristics)... Val…
Prioress/Nun... Wear... Speak(characteristic…
What they wear... Rode fine horses... Normal clothes, not rich and…
What they wear:... curly hair, short tunic, big sleeves, clothin…
What they wear... a green coat and hood, with a bow and arrows…
What they wear... very clean... fancy... wore a veil... wears a cloak... cor…
The Knight... Wear... Speak(characteristics)…
What they wear... Rode fine horses... Normal clothes, not rich and…
Squire... Wear... Speak(characteristics)... Val…
What they wear:... curly hair, short tunic, big sleeves, clothin…
27 terms
English Canterbury Tales Stuff
Duke William... William the Conqueror
Norman Conquest
Feudalism
dubbing
superior military might and organization to defeat and kill K…
an event which radically affected the development of English…
is caste, property, military, and social systems... -also religi…
happens after warriors were trained and they get tapped on th…
Duke William... William the Conqueror
superior military might and organization to defeat and kill K…
Norman Conquest
an event which radically affected the development of English…
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