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A STEP BEYOND
TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. The Knight
A. sang bawdy songs
_____ 2. The Prioress' gold brooch bore the inscription
A. Honi soit qui mal y pense
_____ 3. The Monk spent a good deal of time
A. in fasting and doing penance
_____ 4. The various guildsmen were represented by the
A. Haberdasher, the Dyer, and the Weaver
_____ 5. In describing the Doctor of Physic, Chaucer mentioned his special
A. affection for gold
_____ 6. The pilgrim who frequently quoted authorities on love was the
_____ 7. In the General Prologue, Chaucer relied heavily on
A. scholarship and wit
_____ 8. The pilgrim with the fiery red complexion and the garlic breath was the
_____ 9. One could buy indulgences from the effeminate
_____ 10. According to Chaucer's original plan, the pilgrims would have told
A. 58 tales
11. In the Knight's Tale, Arcite and Palamon pin their hopes for winning love on fortune. Explain.
12. Why is Theseus often seen as the main character of the Knight's Tale? Use examples.
13. How is the Miller's tale of bawdiness a moral story?