What can the reader infer about the monk's character based on the fact that all of his stories contain the same tragic moral?
Which pair of lines demonstrates slant rhyme?
Which historical event most likely influenced the story choices of the monk?
Which innovation is attributed to Geoffrey Chaucer?
When Fortune would elect
To trick a man, she plots his overthrow
By such a means as he would least expect.
Which theme from the story is best represented in these lines?
Which scenario is the best example of a frame narrative?
Which of Chaucer's descriptions from "The Monk's Tale" best illustrates Fortune as deceitful?
What is the most likely reason "The Monk's Tale" is full of parables?
Which line is decasyllabic?
Read these lines:
As for her battles (should you wish for reading)
Against Shapur the King, and more as well,
With all the details of the whole proceeding,
What title won, what captured citadel,
And how at length she came to grief and fell
What is the rhyme scheme of these lines?