Who is the unworldly student who prefers philosophy to riches? The Oxford Cleric.
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- 1 Which profession listed among Chaucer’s pilgrims can still be found today?
- 2 Which Pilgrim is the most admirable member of the clergy?
- 3 What is the Chaucer’s main objective?
- 4 Why do the pilgrims agree to tell tales?
- 5 Who are Chaucer’s pilgrims?
- 6 How does Chaucer describe the Pilgrims?
- 7 Why does the narrator admire the Knight?
- 8 How do the two rioters decide to increase their share of gold?
- 9 What are the narrator’s feelings about the journey and the pilgrims?
- 10 What was Chaucer’s main reason for writing about the pilgrimage?
- 11 What is Chaucer’s primary theme in the prologue?
- 12 Who do the Pilgrims accept as their leader in the prologue?
- 13 Why are the pilgrims going to Canterbury?
- 14 When describing the Pilgrims what does the narrator begin with?
Which profession listed among Chaucer’s pilgrims can still be found today?
which profession found among chaucer’s pilgrims can still be found today? a person licensed to sell papal pardons or indulgences. How does the pardoner earn money? The Pardoner begins to con people out of their money by selling people fake relics.
Which Pilgrim is the most admirable member of the clergy?
The two pilgrims who are brothers both literally and spiritually are the Parson and the Plowman. The member of the clergy given the most admirable description is the the Parson.
What is the Chaucer’s main objective?
“The General Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales serves two main functions: to offer context for the text to follow and to introduce all of the pilgrims. In fulfilling both of these purposes, Chaucer also inserts subtle criticism of certain characters and satirizes aspects of life in the Middle Ages.
Why do the pilgrims agree to tell tales?
In The Canterbury Tales, the pilgrims agree to tell tales during the journey to. preserve their stories for the future. win a free meal and entertain one another.
Who are Chaucer’s pilgrims?
The use of a pilgrimage as the framing device enabled Chaucer to bring together people from many walks of life: knight, prioress, monk; merchant, man of law, franklin, scholarly clerk; miller, reeve, pardoner; wife of Bath and many others.
How does Chaucer describe the Pilgrims?
Chaucer describes the pilgrims of The Canterbury Tales as a “sondry folk”, meaning a very diverse group. They all come from different walks
Why does the narrator admire the Knight?
The narrator knows what he reports because he on the pilgrimage with the Knight and compared to the other pilgrims on the journey observes the Knight as being the most poised, honorable and polite and has proficient manners.
How do two of the rioters decide to increase their share of the gold? They plot to kill off the younger rioter who was sent to the town. if t be your design / To find out Death, turn up this crooked way / Towards that grove. I left him there today / Under a tree, and there you’ll find him waiting.
What are the narrator’s feelings about the journey and the pilgrims?
Equally quickly, he changes the focus of the pilgrimage. In the opening lines of the General Prologue, the narrator says that people go on pilgrimages to thank the martyr, who has helped them when they were in need (17–18).
What was Chaucer’s main reason for writing about the pilgrimage?
What is Chaucer’s main reason for writing about the pilgrimage in the Prologue? to create a setting for telling stories by different characters.
What is Chaucer’s primary theme in the prologue?
Lies and deception are also one of the major themes in the prologue as well as individual tales. Most characters lie about their social status to maintain their respect. For instance, the Merchant appears to be a wealthy man at first, but as the tale progresses, he reveals that he is in debt.
Who do the Pilgrims accept as their leader in the prologue?
The pilgrims accept the narrator, who is also named Geoffrey Chaucer, as their leader.
Why are the pilgrims going to Canterbury?
Answer and Explanation: The pilgrims are on their way to Canterbury to pay respect to Saint Thomas Becket. As a martyred Christian, the pilgrims visit his shrine in Canterbury to pay respect to his sacrifice for his faith. For this reason the pilgrims are on their way to the shrine of Saint Thomas at Canterbury.
When describing the Pilgrims what does the narrator begin with?
In the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales, the narrator starts by telling the reader that pilgrims often go on trips to the martyr’s shrine in April. The martyr he is referring to is Thomas Becket, the slain former Archbishop of Canterbury. Apparently, the narrator is there alone and about to begin his journey.