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1

the oxford cleric is ___ with a hollow look

thin

2

the oxford cleric's horse is

thinner than a rake

3

oxford cleric's sin

sloth- instead of working he borrows money.

4

the lawyer's deadly sins

sloth and greed
he was less busy than he seemed to be and charged large amounts for his services

5

no one could pinch a comma from his screeds
means--

the lawyer
he wrotewell

6

he knew every statue off by rote

lawyer

7

what does rote mean

able to repeat in repetition

8

it positively snowed with meat and drink is from the

franklin

9

what is a franklin

a wealthy land owner

10

what is the franklin's job

to collect taxes

11

what is possibly the franklin's sin

gluttony

12

who else has everything polished like the yeoman

the haberdasher, dyer, carpenter, weaver, carpet maker, and the cook

13

what was the sin of the haberdasher, dyer, carpenter, weaver, carpet maker, and the cook

pride- believed tehir work was better than anyone else

14

they were so trim and fresh their gear would pass for new

the haberdasher, dyer, carpenter, weaver, carpet maker, and the cook

15

the haberdasher, dyer, carpenter, weaver, carpet maker, and the cook are all part oft the

new middle class

16

the summer heat had tanned his color brown

skipper

17

pestilence means

plagues

18

how were pestilences good for the doctor

more sick people = more money

19

the doctor eats in

moderation

20

what is the doctor's deadly sin

greed- love for money

21

in his own diet he observed some measure / there were no superfluities for pleasure

doctor

22

and each made money from the other's guile

doctor

23

bath is a

city/ vacation spot

24

what is the wife of bath's occupation

seamstress

25

why is the wife of bath on the trip

to show off or chat or have fun

26

what is the gapped tooth a sign of

beauty

27

and she had thrice been to jerusalem

wife of bath

28

and knew the remedies for love's mischances

wife of bath

29

the wife of bath can be compared to the _____ because they are both ____

monk
modern

30

the wife of bath's deadly sins

lusty- red clothing, 5 husbands
pride- boastful,
greed- flaunts her wealth
wrath- gets angry at those who go before her
gluttony- shapely figure

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