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Vocabulary
13. Which word has the same meaning as tarry?
A. hesitate
B. hurry
C. refuse
D. chatter
14. Which answer choice best completes the following sentence?
Somebody whose face shows pallor is
A. flushed.
B. blue with cold.
C. pale.
D. sunburned.
15. Which answer choice best completes the following sentence?
In “The Pardoner’s Tale,” when the murderer sauntered back to his friends, he
A.
B.
C.
D.
ran quickly.
walked heavily.
tiptoed.
walked slowly.
16. Which answer choice best completes the following sentence?
The word most nearly opposite in meaning to hoary is
A.
B.
C.
D.
senior.
young.
honest.
contemporary.
Essay
17. In a brief essay, connect the Pardoner's character and goals to the tale he tells in “The Pardoner’s Tale.” In your essay, answer these questions: What kind of person is the Pardoner?
For what reason does he generally tell this kind of tale?
18. Who is the old man in “The Pardoner’s Tale”? Is he a spy for Death? Is he an innocent
bystander? Is he Death itself? Write an essay in which you assert your position. Use examples from the text to support your position.
19. What is the moral message that the allegory of “The Pardoner’s Tale” conveys? In a brief
essay, state the moral message of the tale. Then, explain how Chaucer uses details in “The
Pardoner’s Tale” to help develop the message.
20. Thinking About the Essential Question: How does literature shape or reflect society?
Many of Chaucer’s characters reflect the social issues of his time. How does the Pardoner
reflect the condition of the Catholic Church and society’s attitudes toward death? In an
essay, describe the Pardoner’s job and the story he tells. Explain what they reveal about the
state of the Catholic Church and about general attitudes toward death during Chaucer’s
time. Use details from “The Pardoner’s Tale” to support your ideas.
Unit 1 Resources: From Legend to History
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