The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales The Knight's Tale Quiz

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.

  • Question 1

    What sentence does Theseus pass on the two wounded princes found at Thebes?

  • Question 2

    Why does Palamon claim to have the greater right to love Emily than his brother, Arcite?

  • Question 3

    How do the travelers decide who will tell their story first?

  • Question 4

    By what is Arcite mentally tormented?

  • Question 5

    Why does Theseus attack Thebes and kill Creon, who had recently conquered that city?

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