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1

Why was Chaucer's use of pilgrimage appropriate?

Because it brought all walks of people together

2

What month and season is the story set in?

April in the spring

3

How are people feeling towards the pilgrimage?

They are restless and eager

4

What is the location in which the story starts?

Tarbard Inn Southward, London

5

Who is the host of the inn?

Harry Bailey

6

Went on a pilgrimage to thank God for his victories in battle

Knight

7

Accompanied the knight, wore showy embroidered clothing, had less experience in battle, concerned more with appearance

Squire

8

Accompanied the knight, tan, trained in forestry, servant to the knight, experienced in wood craft, meticulous in the way he kept his arrows

Yeoman

9

Displays refinement, but probably wasn't, cares for animals but doesn't show a tender heart for humans
"She was schooled to eat so primly that from her lips no morsel fell"

Nun / Prioress

10

One of the ones Chaucer didn't satirize, nun's attendant and secretary

Priest

11

Rides a fine horse, dresses in expensive clothing, materialistic, hypocrite, eats a lot of fine good including roasted swan

Monk

12

Knows the taverns, musical, very self serving

Friar / Hubert

13

Not a very good businessman, never reveals the condition of his business, in debt, pompous, hid the fact that he was in debt

Merchant

14

Spent money on books and learning, very smart, loved books and learning, didn't take care of himself

Student

15

Shrewd, knew law very well
"None was so busy as he with case and cause and yet he seemed more busy than he was

Lawyer

16

Five husband, large hips, gals in her teeth
"Had 10 pounds of linen on her head"

Worthy woman

17

Basically Christian, not satirized, loyal shepherded, good man, charitable, always patient
"If the gold rush, what will the iron do"

Parson

18

Worked closely with parson, honest
"He loved God with his whole heart all the while"

Plowman

19

Rude, village cheat, loud, dishonest, use thumb to push down on scale, charged more than what was there

Miller

20

What was Chaucer's original plan?

To have 120 stories

21

Lived in comfort, had a wine cellar, studies philosophy of Epicurus

Franklin

22

What are the jobs of the 5 guildsmen?

Weaver
Dyer
Carpenter
haberdasher
Tapestry maker

23

Wealthy
1)fine clothing
2) silver mountings on knives
3) cook

5 Guildsmen

24

Traveled with guildsmen, had an ulcer on his leg, good cook

Cook

25

Sailor, expert in all aspects of navigation, drinks, no honor, drowns all his prisoners, tan skin

Skipper

26

Partner with druggist, prescribes and over charges for things people don't need, special love for gold, astrologist

Physician

27

False steward of a law school, clever to benefit, shrewd, also city cheat, went to a lawyer college

Manciple

28

Major cheat, false steward of a country estate, private riches, and a temper

Reeve

29

"His brows were scabby and black and thin his beard, his was a face little children feared"
Commissioned servant of the church, corrupt, gave false justice

Summoner

30

worked together with summoner, both together brought false mercy, arrogant, professional, murdered of soils

Pardoner