Which of these lines from The Canterbury Tales’ “Prologue” best exemplifies a Franklin?

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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...

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 ?

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

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

English- Canterbury Tales

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

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 ...

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...

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...

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 ...

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) ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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...

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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?

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 ...

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in the Canterbury tales what does the gold florins represent

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Are there any tutors on here that are familiar with The Canterbury Tales?

ENGLISH 10 REGENTS HELP!!!

three allusions from doctor canterbury tales

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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...

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 ...

Canturbury Tales

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

English (The canterbury Tales)

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

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

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

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 ...

english

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

English

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

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.

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 ^.^

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.

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 ...

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...

english

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

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

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 ...

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'?)

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 ...

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...

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...

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

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 ...

English

Whish analogy would best go with this one? A:Z:: A. girl:mother B. weight:pounds C. truth:lie D. prologue: epilogue

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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? ...

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...

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...

Language Arts - Romeo and Juliet - Please Check

I need help with the following: 11. Read these lines from the prologue of Romeo and Juliet. "Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean." What is the best ...

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 ...

English

Would this be D if not Which analogy would best go with this one? A:Z:: A. girl:mother B. weight:pounds C. truth:lie D. prologue: epilogue

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...

World History

Good Neighbor policy 0 Franklin Franklin Roosevelt - United States (True or False )

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!!

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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. =)

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)...

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 ...

English (checking)

Which of the following best describes Benjamin Franklin? idle enterprising <--- reserved How does Benjamin Franklin seek to achieve moral perfection? by mastering 13 basic virtues <--- by saying a daily set of 12 prayers by ridding himself of 12 bad habits In Common ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - ...

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 (...

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...

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.

English (Please Check)

Referring to Canterbury Tales in Questions 1,2,4 1. The pardoner can be best described as: a)a courtly gentleman b)educated and refined c)greedy and unkempt d)handsome and polite I chose c. 2. The Pardoner's choice of story is ironic because: a) a greedy character tells a tale...

Ms.Sue

Ms.Sue could you help me again please?Thanks -Earlier you say: The best example is the last four lines: "And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling- my darling- my life and my bride, In the sepulchre there by the sea, In her tomb by the sounding sea. " ...

Colonial Times

Do u know any inventions that were invented during the colonial times? Franklin invented many things. This site will give you a list. http://fi.edu/franklin/inventor/inventor.html

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 ...

literature (bejamin Franklin)

As a poor boy, Franklin realized that he could not buy many books, but he came up with an idea that could give people access to as many books as they wanted. This idea was essentially.. a) get a government grant b)get the government to buy the books c)have all your friends ...

British Literature

Charlotte Turner Smith's sonnet "Written the close of Spring" best exemplifies what motif? Examples given are the parallels between human existence and nature; the cyclical nature of human existence; the facrt that the happiness of youth comes only once; or the beauty of nature.

British Literature

In the following passage from Chaucer's General Prologue, "In all the parish not a dame stirred, Towards the altar steps in front of her, And if indeed they did, so wrath was she As to be quite out of charity," I believe that the Wife of Bath can best be described as petty. Do...

us history/thomas jefferson,franklin and washingto

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

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 ...

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 ...

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)

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)

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...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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...

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...

english

Which of the following phrases best defines rhythm? Repeated sounds across lines of poetry a poem's cadence, pace, or ongoing momentum A collection of lines in a poem The regular of irregular rhyme scheme in a poem

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 ...

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