Question 1:
Why might the time of year that the pilgrims are traveling, as identified in the Prologue, be
meaningful? Use textual evidence to support your answer
Question 2:
An antihero is a main character who lacks traditional heroic qualities such as being noble
and courageous. In what way is the knight in the Wife of Bath’s tale an antihero? Refer to
one or more details from the text to support your answer.
Question 3:
In what way does the last part of the Wife of Bath’s tale deal with the concept of beauty?
Use textual evidence to support your answer.
Question 4:
Use context to determine the meaning of the word apprise as it is used in The Canterbury
Tales. Explain how context helps you determine the word’s meaning. Write your definition
ofapprise here.
Question 5:
Use context to determine the meaning of the word upbraided as it is used in The
Canterbury Tales. Explain how context helps you determine the word’s meaning. Write your
definition ofupbraid here.
Question 6:
In this clip, Yasmeen and Marcus give different reasons why the pilgrims are traveling to
Canterbury. Who provides the most effective textual support?
Question 7:
In this clip, after Marcus provides a dictionary definition for “sovereignty,” how do Yasmeen
and Marcus disagree about the definition as it applies to the tale?
Question 8:
In this clip, how do the students work together to identify the contradiction in what the Wife
of Bath says is important for a successful marriage? What does the knight have to do, and
how does his wife respond?