1. English

    Which of these lines from The Canterbury Tales’ “Prologue” best exemplifies a Franklin? “He was a model among landed gentry.” “As Sheriff he checked audit, every entry.” “There was no such conveyancer as he…” “He lived for pleasure and had always done...
  2. Canterbury Tales

    I need to find an online version of the Canterbury Tales to read the Prologue. I tried three sites but they do not work or I don't understand them. Does anyone know any other websites to find the Canterbury Tales ?
  3. English

    from The Canterbury Tales: The Prologue With which of these Canterbury Tales characters does Chaucer illustrate a division between religious and scientific thought? the Narrator the Skipper the Doctor the Friar My answer is the doctor
  4. english

    I need a version I can understand of The Prioress' Portrait from the General Prologue to the Canterbury Tales.
  5. English

    Can you check the following sentences for me, please? Thank you. 1) Introduce the English Renaissance focusing your attention on their view of nature, of man and their conception of the universal order. What was the literature of the period characterized by? 2)What was ...
  6. English- Canterbury Tales

    I need help comparing and contrasting The Wife of Bath abd The Clerk from Canterbury Tales.
  7. English

    I had problems in sending you my sentences on the Canterbury Tales. Can you please check them and let me know if the word choice is correct? Thank you very much in advance. 1)The tales are structured as a series of interlinked stories, told by a group of pilgrims who are going...
  8. English

    I forgot to include the following sentences. Can you please have a look at them, too? 1)Their voyage starts from (better: begins at Tabard Inn) Tabard Inn in London, that is connected to (with?) pleasure and ends in Canterbury, a symbol of the celestial city of Jerusalem. 2) ...
  9. english

    Middle Ages 2 Questions PLEASE HELP In what way is the character of Sir Gawain different from other epic heroes such as Beowulf? What is ironic in the words used by the narrator to describe the Summoner in “The Prologue” to The Canterbury Tales? You’d meet none better if...
  10. British Literature

    My class is reading from the Canterbury Tales from the prologue. I have to read the Manciple part. Our teacher wants us to write a paragraph about our character. I'm not sure what she's askiing for. I guess I have to research the manciples appearance, personality, and his ...
  11. English

    Can you help me check the grammar and rephrase the parts in inverted commas? Thenk you very much in advance. 1) The tales that make up the Canterbury Tales are narrated by the different pilgrims. However, in “The General Prologue” we find the figure of Chaucer introducing ...
  12. English

    Which excerpt from “The Prologue” of The Canterbury Tales best indicates that the Nun is a compassionate person? (1 point) • “Her veil was gathered in a seemly way,/Her nose was elegant…” • “And well she sang a service, with a fine/Intoning through her nose...
  13. English

    Alright. I'm supposed to respond to this, but I'm not really sure how to respond. Here it is: In one character we see a complex mix of what he is, what he is supposed to be, what he thinks he is, and how he is perceived by others. Trace the way Chaucer achieves this in the ...
  14. English

    In "The Prologue" of The Canterbury Tales, what is Chaucer's main reason for writing about the pilgrimage? A:To reveal the characters' beliefs about their religion B:To explain the personalities of different characters*** C:To describe medieval life from different points of ...
  15. Canterbury Tales Theme Question

    So this is the summary of my tale I have to do for a project, and I had a question about it. ?Download appListen to an overviewBuy this Lit Note The Canterbury TalesOriginal study guide for literatureBuy Book (US $5.99)Buy PDF (US $3.99)The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer...
  16. english

    Many writers create characters who are blissfully unaware of how they are perceived by others. One of the most complex examples of this is Chaucer's Pardoner. In one character we see a complex mix of what he is, what he is supposed to be, what he thinks he is, and how he is ...
  17. English

    What does the “General Prologue” (in the canterbury tales) reveal about the values of society? How does the text reflect cultural attitudes? Look for patterns and repetitions. Do certain words, phrases, images or situations recur? Identify what effect those repetitions ...
  18. english canterbury tales

    I took a practice quiz from an online site and I cant figure out these three quotes - the person they were said about is at the end of the quote. 1. This little proverb he would add thereto That if gold rust, then what will iron do?' parson 2. 'A thumb of gold, by God, to ...
  19. English

    The problem is I don't know how to answer this question. Many writers create characters who are blissfully unaware of how they are perceived by others. One of the most complex examples of this is Chaucer's Pardoner. In one character we see a complex mix of what he is, what he ...
  20. English

    I really hope someone can tell me if my corrections are correct. As you can see, I took your advice and I corrected them myself! 1) The pilgrims arrived from different parts of society. Correction: The pigrims belong to different social classes. 2) The tales were never ...
  21. English

    In "The Pardoner's Tale" of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, what is one characteristic of an allegory? A: A story within the story*** B:Rhyming of every two lines C:A tale that is told as a long prose poem D:The use of characters to stand for ideas I chose A is this correct?
  22. English

    Can you help me check these sentences, please? Thank you very much in advance. 1) The new factor in the Canterbury Tales is that there is individualization (?) . THe character exists because he has reactions and is in movement. 2) His individualization (?) is therefore dynamic...
  23. English

    I forgot to include these few last sentences. Thank you. 1) Chaucer projected (?? planned) to write 120 tales. 2) The characters almost come from the same social class because the nobles wouldn't travel (better: wouldn' have agreed to travel with commoners) ad the peasants ...
  24. English

    Are there any tutors on here that are familiar with The Canterbury Tales?
  25. ENGLISH 10 REGENTS HELP!!!

    three allusions from doctor canterbury tales
  26. english 4

    in the Canterbury tales what does the gold florins represent
  27. English

    Can you please help me rephrase these sentences? They sometimes don't seem to make sense at all. 1) Canterbury Tales is structured as a series of interlinked stories and is prefaced by a General Prologue. 2)The pilgrims are described in (??) their skills and in their physical ...
  28. English

    Thank you very much for your last corrections. Can you please check the following sentences I wrote on the Canterbury tales, please?
  29. English

    In "The Canterbury Tales" there is a second and third priest as pilgrims. Does anyone know a link that I can find information out about them? Thanks
  30. English (The canterbury Tales)

    how do i write an essay on this ... i have no idea wats going on im so lost please help.
  31. Canturbury Tales

    Why is Canterbury a destination for a pilgrimage? Which members of the clergy appear corrupt or sinful?
  32. English

    Can you check if all the sentences are grammatically correct? Consider also the expressions in paretheses, please. 1.He describes all the classes but not the peasants and the aristocracy. 2.They couldn’t have afforded to pay for the journey. 3.They set off on a journey to ...
  33. english 4

    in the Canterbury Tales what are some examples of direct and indirect characterization for the,Knight,Nun,and the squire?
  34. english

    How did Chaucer depict the intervention of gods or goddesses in the story The Canterbury tales - The Nun's Priest Tale about Chauntecleer?
  35. English

    Can you please tell me which is the best choice? I really hope you can have a look at it today. Thanks a lot! 1) He's going to take his car to a mechanic ( or mechanic's?) 2)How are the different pilgrims presented and what are the main themes covered in the tales? 3) Describe...
  36. English 12

    I am doing a literary research paper on chaucers canterbury tales. I need help in writing my thesis for this paper also i can not figure out a topic.
  37. English Englsih

    Please some one check it for me .please please.... Chaucer is a wonderful poet and story teller. His poems are very interesting and deep. Canterbury Tales is a set of stories told by pilgrims. Unconditional love and devotion to religious is a major issue of his poetry. However...
  38. English

    Beaver tales are not real tales. They are bread. They just look like beavers' tales. (In this sentence, what is the meaning of 'just' before 'look like'?)
  39. English

    Thank you for your invaluable help. Can you please consider these sentences, too? 1) As for her behaviour, she cried when she saw a mouse caught in a trap. 2) He makes a potrait of English society but he does not portray the aristocracy and the peasants. 3) The peasants are ...
  40. AP English

    Which of the following is a factor that can help account for the great difference between Old English as we know it and Middle English as we know it? Although there were possibly hundreds of dialects of both languages, we really only have a written record of a few of them. The...
  41. English

    Which of the following is a factor that can help account for the great difference between Old English as we know it and Middle English as we know it? Although there were possibly hundreds of dialects of both languages, we really only have a written record of a few of them. The...
  42. canterbury tales

    My question is, List the Friar's talents. What do you think these talents contributed to his work for the Church. However, I can only find the Friar's tale. It doesn't say anything about his talents.
  43. English

    How did The Canterbury Tales (by Geoffrey Chaucer) change the English language? I know it was very successful in Europe and promoted English as a national language, but anything else? Lucy ^.^
  44. English

    Thank you for correcting my last sentences. I forgot to include a few more on the same subject. 1) Chaucer probably began writing the Canterbury Tales in about 1387 but he never completed it. 2)It was a huge project which would have included 120 tales if it had been finished. ...
  45. English

    Can you check the following sentences please? Can you say "This is your Christmas holiday homework". •Read and do the “test yourself” activity on the Plantagentes pag. 38-39 •Read and translate the opening of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales pp. 46-47 •Read and summarize...
  46. English

    In "The Canterbury Tales" Chaucer uses the pilgrimage primarily as a device to ___________. A.emphasize the characters' religious aspirations B.frame the stories told by individual characters C.describe the rigors of medieval life D.create a vivid and realistic setting B,C and...
  47. English

    What is the MOST likely reason that Chaucer presents The Canterbury Tales as a first-hand account? to establish that he actually did observe the events he describes to create a sense of immediacy and authenticity to prove that the characters in the work had actually told him ...
  48. English

    As I'm not a mother-tongue speaker I'm still doubtful on the word choice. As promised, I selected the sentences I'm not sure or. I really hope the . 1)The aristocracy is not present (is not represented, portrayed, described) in the tales. 2).They begin their journey (they set ...
  49. History I

    How did human history in North America during the period described in the prologue differ from the events of Asia. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Remember when you ask for help to be as explicit as possible. To which prologue are you referring? Sorry if ...
  50. history

    How did human history in North America during the period described in the Prologue differ from the events of Asia, Eurasia, and Europe? Be specific prologue in text book the american nation a history of the united states
  51. English-Canterbury Tales

    I have to write a compare and contrast essay of 300 to 500 words on two characters. The characters have to be from the Wife of Bath, The Clerk's Tale, or The Merchant's tale. I am having trouble deciding which characters to write about. Which two characters would be easiest to...
  52. English

    Can you please check if all the alternatives are possible? Thanks you very much in advance. 1) England defeated the Spanish Armada also thanks to bad weather. 2) Th spirits said that no-one/nobody/no man born of woman (or a woman) could defeat/hurt/harm him/do him any harm (...
  53. Shakespeare

    We are learning about Romeo and Juliet. And its my first time learning about them. And Im just wondering about the literature that Shakepeare uses, like its so strong and so different from the literature of today. I have a few general questions on it, I would really like to ...
  54. History

    Why did Benjamin Franklin change Thomas Jefferson’s original phrase, “We hold these truths to be sacred” to “We hold these truths to be self-evident” in the Declaration of Independence? (Select all that apply.) benjamin franklin was an atheist, which means he did not...
  55. Art

    Can you also help me find online material on how to write a "tale"? I should also refer to Poe's tales and its main features. Can you think of another important American writer of tales? Thank you very much, Writeacher!!
  56. History

    How did human history in North America during the period described in the prologue differ from the events of Asia, Eurasia, and Europe? How were these differences important to the international state of affairs in 1450 How was North American history described in the prologue? ...
  57. English

    Very unsure about this one: Which sentences does not have any errors in agreement between pronouns and thie antecedents? a)Each character on the pilgrimage to Canterbury had their own story to tell. b)Because each character was on the pilgrimage, they had to tell a story. c)...
  58. English

    1. My favorite book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It was written by Benjamin Franklin. I like it because I can learn a lot of lessons in life. 2. My favorite book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. It was written by Benjamin Franklin. I like it because I ...
  59. Literature

    "The Canterbury Tales" is historically and culturally important to the time period in which it was written. Based on our lessons and notes, which of the following is NOT one of these culturally relevant facts about the book? Written to reflect life in the middle ages. Written ...
  60. english

    List 2 characteristics of a frame story and explain how one of the stories you read demonstrates these characteristics. I think what a frame story is a story within a story. Am I right? I've read the following stories: - The Canterbury Tales (The Pardoner's tale and The Wife ...
  61. Math

    I have a same question as someone else but a little different. Based on a scale 1 inch equals 15 miles. Washington to Franklin is 1 1/2 inches, Franklin to Lincoln is 1 inch How much further from Franklin is Washington than is Lincoln I to got 7 1/2 inches? But I was also told...
  62. World History

    Good Neighbor policy 0 Franklin Franklin Roosevelt - United States (True or False )
  63. 2 English questions

    What is the old woman’s perspective on poverty as shown in these lines? Poverty is, though wanting an estate, / A kind of wealth that none calumniate. / Poverty, often, when the heart is lowly, / Brings one to God and teaches what is holy, / Gives knowledge of oneself and ...
  64. english

    in the book Beowulf what are "the rings" whick are spoken of in the prologue I may be missing something here. The only rings I remember in the prologue is the "Breaker-of-rings"...an important person, or chiefian, whose job it is to break off parts of gold rings on bracelets ...
  65. English

    I need your help to paraphrase the description of the Merchant in Chaucer's Prologue to the Canterbury Tales. I'll include the description at the end. Thank you . 1)The merchant had a forking beard and wore a motley (I need a symonym: multicoloured) dress, a Flemish beaver hat...
  66. HCA

    Is this the proper order for Alphabetic filing? Norman Bailey-Jones o Norman Bailey Jones o Robert D’Angelo o Robert D. Angelo o Robert DeAngelo o Judith delaCroix o Judith Dela Croix o Franklin M. Haney o Franklin Mac Haney, Jr. o Franklin MacHaney, Jr. o Franklin Mac Haney...
  67. English

    Could someone let me know if I am on the right track? I need to find the predicate nouns. If there is none I need to write none. 1.The ancestors of the lnuit people were Asians. PN-Asians 2.They had probably crossed the Bering Sea in umiaks. PN-Bering Sea 3.Umiaks are large ...
  68. math

    Place six coins on the table in the arrangement shown in the first row below... Start like this...head tales head tales head tales Your task is to produce the second arrangement shown by flipping coins according to thsi rule: you must flip two adjacent coins at a time. End up ...
  69. math

    Place six coins on the table in the arrangement shown in the first row below... Start like this...head tales head tales head tales Your task is to produce the second arrangement shown by flipping coins according to thsi rule: you must flip two adjacent coins at a time. End up ...
  70. math

    Place six coins on the table in the arrangement shown in the first row below... Start like this...head tales head tales head tales Your task is to produce the second arrangement shown by flipping coins according to thsi rule: you must flip two adjacent coins at a time. End up ...
  71. math

    Place six coins on the table in the arrangement shown in the first row below... Start like this...head tales head tales head tales Your task is to produce the second arrangement shown by flipping coins according to thsi rule: you must flip two adjacent coins at a time. End up ...
  72. English 1

    1. Many so-called Founding Fathers are famous one or two of (his, his or her, their) accomplishments, but anyone who knows (his, his or her, their) history knows that Franklin is known for many things, including (his, her, his or her, their) inventions. their, his or her, ...
  73. math

    Place six coins on the table in the arrangement shown in the first row below... Start like this...head tales head tales head tales Your task is to produce the second arrangement shown by flipping coins according to thsi rule: you must flip two adjacent coins at a time. End up ...
  74. US history

    what role did benjamin franklin play in the disputes with england prior to the boston massacre? http://www.mrnussbaum.com/franklin.htm Read the last three paragraphs. =)
  75. geometry

    Martin drew a pair of perpendicular lines and a pair of parallel lines. Which of these statements best compares the pairs of perpendicular and parallel lines? Answer A: Perpendicular and parallel lines always have a common endpoint. B: Perpendicular and parallel lines have ...
  76. ap history

    who was the most important embodiment of the enlightenment in america a- benjamin franklin b-john locke c-isaac newton d-thomas jefferson This site mentions two of those men as being embodiments of the Enlightenment in America. (Broken Link Removed) It would be hard to pick ...
  77. English 1

    Underline the correct pronoun in parentheses. 1. Many so-called Founding Fathers are famous one or two of (his, his or her, their) accomplishments, but anyone who knows (his, his or her, their) history knows that Franklin is known for many things, including (his, her, his or ...
  78. english

    Which sentence does NOT have any errors in agreement between pronouns and their antecedents? A. Each character on the pilgrimage to Canterbury had their own story to tell. B. Because each character was on the pilgrimage, they had to tell a story. C. While riding to Canterbury...
  79. Help Ms. Sue: Or anyone

    Which lines contain examples of end rhyme? BTW I cannot put in the link its to hard to figure out. 1: lines 1 and 3 2: lines 2 and 3 3: lines 5 and 7 **** 4: lines 6 and 8
  80. math

    John's father works in Franklin. It is 39 miles from Franklin to his home. If he leaves work at 7:20 P.M.and travels an average speed of 43 m/hr., at what time will he get home? Please explain.
  81. English

    Which of these lines from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight(most) clearly exemplifies the medieval ideal of chivalry? A:"Sober and thoughtful her stood there and stroked his beard and with patience like a priest's he pulled down his collar. B:"And then, swiftly, he slashed at ...
  82. Math

    1 inch = 15 miles: Franklin to Washington is 45 Miles (3 inches) Franklin to Lincoln is 30 miles (2 inches) How much farther from Franklin is Washington than is Lincoln? I worked it out to be 7 1/2 miles but my teacher says I am wrong? She says the answer is either 11 - 17 - ...
  83. English

    Here are some more sentences on history I'd like you to check. 1) In particular, he wanted to defend his own interests by nominating the bishops. 2) First, he made his best friend, Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury,the chief bishop in England. However, Beckett opposed ...
  84. us history/thomas jefferson,franklin and washingto

    According to thomas jefferson when and why would george washington and benjamin franklin speak selectively?
  85. English

    I need to find 3 examples of figurative devices, and 2 examples of sound devices in Act II of Shakespeare's Othello play and write their effects(meaning + why Shakespeare decided to use these devices). Anyone have any suggestions for good lines within Act II that exemplifies a...
  86. stat

    Diana and franklin both play a card game called cribbage,in whichthe first person to earn 121 points is the winner. The table below shows the results of six games of cribbage. Dianna's score/Franklin's score Game 1 121/118 Game 2 121/101 Game 3 98/121 Game 4 121/103 Game 5 121...
  87. History / English

    I can't find the answer to this anywhere! Help? What did Henry II do that solidified his power as king but led to economic problems and helped incite conflict with the church? - executed all bishops who were opposed to his rule - gave enormous financial gifts to the nobility ...
  88. math

    Find the slope of the lines that are (a) parallel lines (b) perpendicular lines to the lines passing through the pair of points (3, 4)(2,-1)
  89. math

    Find the slope of the lines that are (a) parallel lines (b) perpendicular lines to the lines passing through the pair of points (3, 4)(2,-1)
  90. history

    Which three Founding Fathers were also members of the Declaration of Independence Committee? (4 points) John Hancock, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, and Samuel Adams Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, and John Adams Benjamin Franklin, ...
  91. English 12 Literature

    Critical Reading Identify the letter of the choice that best answers the question. According to Bede, what is true of Ireland? At the end of Morte d’Arthur, the narrator says he is not sure what happened to King Arthur. Some say he was buried by a hermit who was once the ...
  92. English

    Thank you very much for your help. I still have problems with a few sentence. I hope you can have a look at them too. 1)Can't I switch from the present to the past if I want to refer to a historical event? 2) Do not use contracter forms when writing your composition. 3) The ...
  93. MATH HELP

    A consistent system of equations is a system with __________. the same line parallel lines intersecting lines and lines that have the same slope intersecting lines and lines that have the same equation
  94. english

    Compare Robert Fulghum’s list of things learned in kindergarten (see the Connection on page 72) to Franklin’s list of virtues. Which list do you think would be more useful to people today? In general, how does Franklin’s scheme for moral perfection compare with the self-...
  95. world history

    Who exemplified the Enlightenment? A: George Whitefield B: George Washington C: Benjamin Franklin D: Jonathan Edwards I think the answer is d because George Washington was already died and so was Benjamin Franklin.
  96. world history

    Who exemplified the Enlightenment? A: George Whitefield B: George Washington C: Benjamin Franklin D: Jonathan Edwards I think the answer is d because George Washington was already died and so was Benjamin Franklin.
  97. child literacy development and professional develo

    exemplifies the skill of evencasting?
  98. social studies

    i need 5 major events that occurred during presidency of Franklin pierce. And i need 3 major accomplishments during presidency of Franklin pierce
  99. Geometry

    What is the relative position of two lines if their orthogonal projection onto the projection planes are a) parallel lines b) coinciding lines c) intersecting lines
  100. english3

    Which of the following best exemplifies Updike's own life experience as it is reflected in his short story "Son"?
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