Hyperbole Music Radix Traits Literary Devices Wearing What?

100

Who is the Prioress?
she had a fine forehead - it was almost a handspan (nine inches) broad

100

Who is the squire?
He sang or fluted... composed songs and poems.

100

Who is the Friar?
Wanton

100

What is a frame story?
A narrative structure containing or connecting a series of otherwise unrelated tales.

100

Who is the Wife of Bath?
A pair of sharp spurs

200

Who is the Friar?
in all the four quarters, no one knew as much about dalliance and sweet talk

200

Who is the Prioress?
She sang the divine service well.

200

Who is the Squire?
Freshe

200

What is a couplet?
Two lines of poetry that rhyme.

200

Who is the Clerk of Oxford?
His outer cloak was very threadbare

300

Who is the Pardoner
but best of all he sang an offertory; for well he knew that when that song was sung he must preach and smooth his tongue

300

Who is the Prioress?
She sang the divine service well...

300

Who is the Wife of Bath?
Red

300

What is a radix trait?
This means "root" in Latin.

300

A rusty haurbeck

400

Who is the Friar?
He was the best beggar in his house?

400

Who is the Summoner?
Loudly he sang, "Come hither love, to me."

400

Who is the Summoner?
Purse

400

What is a satire?
When you poke fun at people to expose weakness in human nature.

400

Who is the Summoner
He had set a garland on his head, as big as the ones that hang from the ale-stake before a drinking house

500

Who is the Parson
I believe there is no better priest anywhere

500

Who is the Monk?
And when he rode one might hear the bells on his bridle jingle

500

Who is the Pardoner
Song

500

What is a litote?
This is an understatement - a form of verbal irony.

500

Who is the Pardoner?
However for sport, he wore no hood

Chaucer's First Five Pilgrims

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