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Homework Help: english

Posted by breanna on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 6:59pm.

1. What does the stained attire of the Knight suggest about his personality? (1 point)
The Knight is careless and unreliable.
The Knight is modest and honorable.
The Knight is deferential and dejected.
2. What flaws are attributed to the Church based on the description of the Prioress and the Monk? (1 point)
disregard of the needy
intolerance of differing views
strictness in punishing sinners
3. What is the denotative meaning of the vocabulary word devout? (1 point)
pious
fanatic
enthusiastic
4. Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales in vernacular because ________. (1 point)
he wanted to please the aristocracy of his time
he managed to capture the rhythm of everyday speech
he was inspired by Italian poets such as Dante and Boccaccio
5. The underlined words are an example of _______.

Everybody bent over backwards to help Suzie in her project.
(1 point)
idiom
slang
colloquialism
6. Which is the subject of the following sentence?

The first library was probably built in Mesopotamia four thousand years ago.
(1 point)
first
library
years

My answers
1.a
2.c
3.a
4.b
5.b
6.a

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