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Old 02-27-2013, 11:53 PM   #2
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Default Re: Canterbury Tales Homework Questions?

Here you go:

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Originally Posted by L3B120N J4M35
can someone give me the answers aha.
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1. How many travelers arrive at the inn?

NINE

2. What does the narrator claim the Knight has never done in his whole life?

HAVE SEX WITH A REAL WOMAN.

3. Quote, that is, write out, the simile in the description of the Knight.

HE WAS LIKE A FLAMING VULTURE.

4. What type of stain is on the Knight’s clothing?

SEMEN.

5. How is the Squire related to the Knight?

FIRST COUSIN TWICE REMOVED.

6. What detail is mentioned about the Squire’s hair?

IT IS STYLED WORSE THAN ANDREW BYNUM'S.

7. What profession does the Squire aspire to?

FLUFFER.

8. Name two skills or talents the Squire has>

KICKING ASS AND CHEWING BUBBLE GUM. AND HE'S ALL OUT OF BUBBLE GUM.

9. The Nun is introduced in line 81. What is the nun’s reaction to finding dead or injured animals?

SHE PRAYS.

10. Lines 114-116 indicate that the Nun is a large woman. Which of the lines specifically contains litotes, a type of understatement?

LINES 209 AND 214.

11. What material is the Nun’s brooch made from?

BAMBOO.

12. The Monk is introduced in line 125. Looking through the first eleven lines of the description of him, which two lines contain a simile?

144 AND 146.

13. What is the Monk’s main interest?

KUNG-FU.

14. Name two items of his clothing that indicate he is wealthy?

GOLD ROPE CHAIN AND DOUBLE BREASTED SUIT.

15. What is the Monk’s favorite meal?

KUNG-POW CHICKEN AND EGG DROP SOUP.

16. In the first few lines introducing the Student, which line contains hyperbole, very obvious and often humorous exaggeration?

HE'S SO GAY HE BLEW A MILLION COCKS.

17. What philosopher is mentioned when the narrator discusses the Student’s books?

SOCRATES.

18. Describe one distinctive thing the narrator indicates about the manner in which the Student talks.

HE TALKS WITH A LISP LIKE A HOMOSEXUAL.

19. What person accompanies and is employed by the five Guildsmen?

BILL CLINTON.

20. Beginning in line 216, the Woman from the city of Bath, also called the Wife of Bath, is introduced. What physical disability does she have?

SHE HAS PARKINSON'S.

21. What special skill does she possess?

SHE CAN SEE THE FUTURE.

22. In the first thirteen lines, introducing the Wife of Bath, which line contains hyperbole, very obvious and often exaggeration?

SHE SHOOK SO HARD SHE REGISTERED ON THE TOWN'S RICHTER SCALE.

23. What color are her stockings?

KIND OF LIKE A BLUISH-GREEN.

24. The wife of Bath has had serval husbands, each of whom has died. Exactly how many husbands has she had?

TWELVE.

25. How many times has she visited Jerusalem?

ROUGHLY 36.

26. In line 248, the parish priest, or Parson, is introduced. Identify one virtue the Parson is particularly noted for.

HE'S PATIENT.

27. How does the Parson travel while visiting all of the houses in his parish?

ON A BROOMSTICK.


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