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M.E. invasion and year

Norman and 1066

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M.E. two languages that form Middle English

Old English and French

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M.E. father of middle english

Chaucer

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M.E.Geoffrey Chaucer's writing style

Realism

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Who hunted

monk

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Knew innkeepers and barmaids

friar

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illiterate but smarter than his bosses

manciple

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old and choleric

reeve

9

wore all green to blend with woods

yeoman

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garland on his head

summoner

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rich in holy thought

parson

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honest worker

plowman

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spoke french and wore love conquers all broach

nun

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sewed relics in his cap and sold relics

pardoner

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judged the contest/burgess of the Inn

host

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wore a flemish beaver hat and concealed his identity

merchant

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loved gold more than health

doctor

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ulcer on his knee while serving food

cook

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lived for pleasure/ loved to provide feasts for friends

franklin

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stole wine from traders

skipper

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carried silver knives and had wives who felt privileged

guildsmen

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stole grain with his thumb

miller

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gave love advice

wife of bath

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only read and cared about learning and books

oxford cleric

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engaged in 15 battles

knight

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lad of fire/fancy dresser/loved hotly until dawn

squire

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gap teeth set widely/chatted a lot/had 5 husbands

wife of bath

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town where they are going

canterbury

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how many pilgrims

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time of year

spring

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why travel this time of year

better weather

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how many stories will each pilgrim tell

4

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who is telling the first story

person who draws shortest straw

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who judges the stories

host

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reward for best story

dinner

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two qualities considered for judging the stories

lesson and entertainment

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literary techniques

if gold rusts what will iron do-metaphor
parson and people of the church

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PT-Exemplum

story teaches lesson

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PT-Allegory

literal and symbolic story

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PT-Privy thief

death

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PT-Avarice

greed

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PT-Irony

search for death and die

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PT-Theme

greed is the root of all evil

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WoB-frame story

story within a story

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WoB-question the knight must answer

what do women most desire

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WoB-irony

knight takes power away but needs women to save life

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WoB-old women's request

marry her

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WoB-knights complaints about the old woman

poor, old, and gentile

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WoB-knights fate

ends up with beautiful, faithful wife

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WoB-theme

equality

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WoB-midas story

women cant keep secrets

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Pallor

pale-lack of color

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Hoary

white with age

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Deftly

skillful

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Tarry

linger

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sauntered

unhurried

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implored

begging

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rebuke

criticize

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comptemptuous

scornful

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esteemed

highly respected