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  • The Canterbury Tales Overview
    The Canterbury Tales Overview by enotes

    eNotes' The Canterbury Tales Overview Quiz covers a range of tales and characters from Chaucer's beloved collection. Test your knowledge of the stories from the Miller, the Reeve, the Wife of Bath and more, with one helpful quiz below.

  • The Canterbury Tales General Prologue
    The Canterbury Tales General Prologue by enotes

    The frame story of The Canterbury Tales is a religious pilgrimage. Various characters, including a knight, a nun, a prioress, a shipman, a cook and many others each recount a story when bidden to do so by the host. Be sure you recall the details of the game and who is participating by taking the quiz over the General Prologue in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Knight's Tale
    The Canterbury Tales The Knight's Tale by enotes

    The Knight has won the right to tell his story first. Be sure you understand the ins-and-out of the love affair between Palamon, Arcite and Emily by taking the quiz over "The Knight's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Miller's Tale
    The Canterbury Tales The Miller's Tale by enotes

    The Miller tells his story of a carpenter, his wife, and two students who try to get into the woman's bed. Be sure you recall the details of the pursuit of this young beauty by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Reeve's Tale
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    Why is the Reeve seeking revenge and what has the offender done that so enrages him? Be sure you recall the details of the Reeve's grievances by taking the quiz over his tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Cook's Tale
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    "The Pardoner's Tale" is about three men who decide that they will try to kill Death. Be sure understand the theme of the Pardoner's story and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tale The Man of Law's Tale
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    "The Man of Law's Tale" is a love story about a Christian girl and a Syrian Sultan. The girl's father has demanded that her betrothed convert to Christianity. Be sure you recall the ups-and-downs of this romance by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Shipman's  Tale
    The Canterbury Tales The Shipman's Tale by enotes

    "The Shipman's Tale" concerns a merchant, his wife, and a monk. Be sure you understand the moral failings of this trio by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Prioress's Tale
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    The Prioress, Madame Eglantine, tells the story of a child who is killed at the hands of the Jews. Be sure you understand how the child becomes a martyr by taking the quiz over "The Prioress's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales Sir Thopas's Tale
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    Sir Thopas's Tale is about a knight, also called "Sir Thopas," and his pursuit of the elf-queen. Be sure you understand why Sir Thopas desires the queen and the result of his quest by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Monk's Tale
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    The loquacious Monk tells seventeen different stories of tragedy before he is stopped by the Knight. Be sure you recall the subjects of the Monk's stories and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tale's The Nun's Priest's Tale
    The Canterbury Tale's The Nun's Priest's Tale by enotes

    The Nun's Priest tells the fable of the Chanticleer and the Fox, as well as other allegorical characters. Be sure you understand the moral of the story and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes. 

  • The Canterbury Tales The Wife of Bath's Tale
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    Perhaps the best known and most popular of the characters, the Wife of Bath is remembered for her bawdiness and bravery as she holds her own in a group of mostly men. Be sure you recall the details of her story about King Arthur, his court, and more by taking the quiz over "The Wife of Bath's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Friar's Tale
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    The Friar's Tale is that of a corrupt summoner who does business with a demon. Be sure you understand the moral of the story and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Summoner's Tale
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    The Summoner, as payback for the Friar talking smack about summoners, tells stories about corrupt friars. Be sure you recall the details of these stories by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Cleric's Tale
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    The Cleric's story is that of a beleaguered woman named Griselda whose terrible story is reminiscent of the biblical tale of Job. Be sure you understand the moral of the story and more by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Merchants Tale
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    "The Merchant's Tale" is the story of Januarie and May. Be sure you recall the details of their symbolic, seasonal romance by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes. 

  • The Canterbury Tales The Squire's Tale
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    The host has asked the Squire to tell a specific kind of story. What type does he tell and what magical happenings does he convey? Be sure you recall by taking the quiz over "The Squire's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Franklin's Tale
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    The Franklin tells the story of two lovers who have decided to have an equal marriage, a very unorthodox decision. Be sure you understand the challenges the pair face by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tale The Physician's Tale
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    "The Physician's Tale" is a drama that occurs between a father and daughter. Be sure you recall the details of this domestic dispute by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes. 

  • The Canterbury Tales The Pardoner's Tale
  • The Canterbury Tales The Second Nun's Tale
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    "The Second Nun's Tale" concerns the story of Saint Cecilia's marriage to the heathen Valerian and the angel who chooses to intervene in human affairs. Be sure you understand how the angel alters the relationship by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Canon Yeoman's Tale
    The Canterbury Tales The Canon Yeoman's Tale by enotes

    The Canon Yeoman tells a two-part story. The first section concerns his master, who is an untrustworthy alchemist. The second section is also about an alchemist, this one even more of a con artist than the first. Be sure you understand the shady practices of these shysters by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes. 

  • The Canterbury Tales The Manciple's Tale
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    The Manciple chooses to tell the story of the mythical Phoebus Apollo and his talking crow. Be sure you understand the moral of this story and more by taking the quiz over "The Manciple's Tale" in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.

  • The Canterbury Tales The Parson's Tale
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    The Parson's Tale is different than all the others that have come before it as this "story" is really not a story at all, but an exposition on penance. Be sure you understand the elements of the treatise by taking the quiz over this tale in Geoffrey Chaucer's classic work The Canterbury Tales from eNotes.