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ugly pilgrim

summoner

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fake pilgrim

nun

3

sells relics

pardoner

4

one who is strong

miler

5

one who can be bought--- will let you keep a concubine if you pay him

summoner

6

been to Jerusalem 3 times

wife of bath

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excessively neat

yeoman

8

who is a shepherd

parson

9

tithes

plowman

10

loves food - epicurus

franklin

11

neck whiter than a lily flower

friar

12

not pale like a tormented soul

monk

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who judges the tale

host

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who is less busy than he seems to be

lawyer

15

who is "gold" in "if gold rust what then will iron do"

parson

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who has a gold thumb

miller

17

one who keeps the gold he wins in pestilences

doctor

18

hunts with his greyhounds and expensive horses

monk

19

who is of sovereign value in all eyes

knight

20

sleeps as little as a nightingale

squire

21

speaks french

nun

22

who is stupid but can quote a few latin phrases

summoner

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who wears a st. christopher medal

yeoman

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who feeds little dogs roasted meat

nun

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who has a vulgar mouth

miller

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who eats garlic and onions

summoner

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who is gay

pardoner

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who is an overseer who is feared like the plague by those beneath him

reeve

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who is a civil servant, sheriff, etc.

franklin

30

who knows every statue off by rote

lawyer

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who knows the barmaids better than the lepers

friar

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who was embroidered like a meadow bright

squire

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who went to render thanks

knight

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who punished the cook if the sauces weren't right

franklin

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the one whose only care "was study"

oxford cleric

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who had good old "common sense"

manciple

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one who "loved God best and then his neighbor as himself"

plowman

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one who was greedy even though he preached against it

pardoner

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one who was a maker of cloth

wife of bath

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one who as modest- not showy- wore a fustian, stained tunic

knight

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one who was an hones worker, good and true

plowman

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one who "didn't rate that text at a plucked men that said that hunters were not holy men"

monk

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one who had a thin, underfed horse

oxford cleric

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who knew how to joust and dance and draw and write

squire

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who was coy

nun

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who should have been cloistered

monk

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who played the bagpipes

miller

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who was most chaucerian

franklin; host

49

who sent his prisoners home/ they walked the plank

skipper

50

who was a gelding or a mare

pardoner

51

what are two names of this time period

medieval period
middle ages

52

who is compared to a pearl

Sir Gawain

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what are 5 elements of a romance

year and a day
quest
magic
disguise
test of knight's honor
Idealized setting (camelot)

54

3 romances that we read

wife of bath's tale
Sir Gawain and the green knight
Le Morte d'Arthur

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who was king arthur's corrupt son

modred

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who was king arthur's wife

Gwynevere

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who did the pilgrims go to pay tribute at the cathedral at canterbury

St. Thomas of Becket

58

from where do the pilgrims leave and when

Southwark/ tabard inn
spring- april

59

who wrote the arthur legends from prison

Thomas Mallory

60

what was the moral lesson of the pardoner's tale

avarice is the root of all evil

61

how was the wife of bath's tale a romance

old womna disguise
test of knight's honor- kept word to old lady
year and a day
quest- answer for riddle
idealized past- king's court

62

how was Sir Gawain and the green knight a romance

magic- head could talk while detached
disguise- green knight to a lord
year and a day- period of time to go back to green knight
test of honor- return to the green knight
quest
idealized past- king's court

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how was le morte D' Arthur a romance

idealized past- camelot
gawain's strenght- magic
test of honor- launcelot does not kill gawain
quest- gawain avenge bros/ arthur wants throne back

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what does morte mean

death

65

who was bedivere

king arthur's knight- last to survive
asked to put excalibur in lake
spends rest of life at hermitage with the archbishop of canterbury

66

what are heroic couplets

2 rhyming lines of iambic pentameter

67

who writes in heroic couplets

geoffrey chaucer

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who brought chivalry to the english court

Eleanor of Aquitaine

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what began the medieval period, when?

norman conquest 1066

70

what ended the middle ages

war of roses
Henry VII of house of lancasters defeated Richard III of the yorks and became henry tudor

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who translated the bible in the Medieval period

john wycliffe

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how was the new middle class established

After the black plague killed all of the serfs
Sheep farms

73

what language did the aristocrats speak?
commoners?
clergy/

french
english
latin

74

which ballad was a bout a shipwreck

sir patrick spens

75

what was geoffrey's title

father of english literature

76

how many pilgrims went on the pilgrimage (minus the host and chaucer)

29

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one exxample of a microscopic detail

miller's wart

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one exmaple of a panoramic detail

clergy is corrupt

79

7 deadly sins

lust
pride
sloth
greed
gluttony
envy
wrath

80

which ballad was about a poisioning

lord randal

81

what are two symbols in Sir Gawain and the Green Nkight

holly-peace
axe-war
sash-trespassing, pagan magic, sin about lying

82

what is a cuckold

husband whose wife cheats on him

83

coy means

flirty

84

which ballad has a man whose fiance was taken by an old knight

robin hood and allan a dale

85

how is commitatus one them e that carries from teh anglo- saxon time over to the medieval time

loyalty and patriotism themes in ballads. Arthur and the knights of the round table. Gawain took challenge from king

86

how is the tone of the anglo-saxon works different from the tone of the medieval works

much lighter, brighter, more optimistic

87

what is another word for greece

avarice

88

which ballad was about a domestic dispute

get up and bar the door

89

chaucer's tales give a great picture of _____ century england

14th
1340

90

what are 4 things that helped to standarize english as the language of england

Henry VII was first english speaking knig
Chaucer wrote for common man
Unpatriotic to speak enemy's language during 100 years war
printing press
Wycliffe wrote Bible in english

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what are structural characteristics of a ballad

quatrains
2nd and 4th lines= shorter and rhyme
song like meter
repitition
dialogue

92

what are 4 sound devices

assonance
consonance
alliteration
rhyme
cacophony
euphony
onomatopeia

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what is a line that is repeated in the same places in several stanzas

refrains

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whose chin would harbor no beard

pardoner

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snowed with meat and drink

franklin

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woe to the cook

franklin

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