The Wife of Bath

In this lesson, we will explore how Chaucer presents the character of the Wife of Bath.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What was the role of a Friar?

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Q2.Which Estate were the clergy (members of the Church, such as Friars and Prioresses)?

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Q3.What was a Friar SUPPOSED to spend his time doing?

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Q4.Which adjective best describes the Friar in The Canterbury Tales?

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Q5.What is a stereotype?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was the role of a Friar?

1/5

Q2.Which Estate were the clergy (members of the Church, such as Friars and Prioresses)?

2/5

Q3.What was a Friar SUPPOSED to spend his time doing?

3/5

Q4.Which adjective best describes the Friar in The Canterbury Tales?

4/5

Q5.What is a stereotype?

5/5

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The Wife of Bath

Use these questions to test your knowledge of Lesson 7: The Wife of Bath.

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.Who was the Wife of Bath?

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Q2.What were the two options for most women in the Middle Ages?

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Q3.Which colour is the Wife of Bath associated with?

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Q4.Which word best describes the Wife of Bath?

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Q5.What are the negative things Chaucer tells us about the Wife of Bath?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

The Wife of Bath

Use these questions to test your knowledge of Lesson 7: The Wife of Bath.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Who was the Wife of Bath?

1/5

Q2.What were the two options for most women in the Middle Ages?

2/5

Q3.Which colour is the Wife of Bath associated with?

3/5

Q4.Which word best describes the Wife of Bath?

4/5

Q5.What are the negative things Chaucer tells us about the Wife of Bath?

5/5

Lesson summary: The Wife of Bath

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