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451 Study Questions for Chaucer's "Shipman's Tale"

Vocabulary: analogue, fabliau, motif, situational irony, trickster-tricked,

Characters: The Shipman, Peter the merchant, the merchant's wife, Dan John the Monk (Don Juan)

Useful Middle English terms:

Lecture Questions: Where is Seint-Denys located?

  • Reading Questions
  • What is the merchant's wife like in her appearance?


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