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The Canterbury Tales

by Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales The Merchants Tale Quiz

"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. 

  1. Even though he has zero experience, on what subject does January lecture his friends and brothers?

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  2. What does Damian give May?

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  3. True or False: The Merchant's marriage is a happy one

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  4. What does January the Knight believe will make him happy?

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  5. What physical affliction befalls January?

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