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Question 1: In this the tale differs from most extant stories of ________, as the lady is wooed and won by her knight at the very beginning.
Courtly loveStorgeChemical basis for loveRomance (love)

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  les Tas de Pais off the Pointe de Penhir in Camaret Brittany.
  Boethius. Consolation of Philosophy. 1485.
  Boethius. Consolation of Philosophy. 1485.
  French miniaturist (15th c) Fortune and Her Wheel. Illustration from Boccaccio's De Casibus Virorum Illustrium 1467.

Question 3: [6] Morgan considers that ________' Summa Theologiae and Boethius' De Consolatione Philosophiae were important influences on Chaucer in writing the Franklin's Tale.
Duns ScotusBlaise PascalThomas AquinasImmanuel Kant

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Dorigen and Aurelius, from Mrs. Haweis's, Chaucer for Children (1877). Note the black rocks in the sea and the setting of the garden, a typical site for courtly love.
  Boethius. Consolation of Philosophy. 1485.
  les Tas de Pais off the Pointe de Penhir in Camaret Brittany.

Question 5: He leaves Dorigen alone in France near the coastal town of Pedmark (today Penmarc'h) the province of Armorik (or ________ as it is now known).
Breton peopleNantesBrittanyBreton language

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  les Tas de Pais off the Pointe de Penhir in Camaret Brittany.
  les Tas de Pais off the Pointe de Penhir in Camaret Brittany.
  Boethius. Consolation of Philosophy. 1485.
  Geoffrey Chaucer. Treatise on the Astrolabe addressed to his son Lowys AD 1391.

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Geoffrey Chaucer. Treatise on the Astrolabe addressed to his son Lowys AD 1391.
  William Blake. Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims c 1820-23.
  Rocky coast of Brittany.
  Geoffrey Chaucer. Treatise on the Astrolabe addressed to his son Lowys AD 1391.

Question 8: The earliest examples of the "rash promise" motif are found in the ________ stories of the Vetala as well as Bojardo's Orlando Innamorto and Don Juan Manuel's Tales of Count Lucanor.
BuddhismMantraSanskritPali

Question 9: "The Franklin's Tale" (Middle English: The Frankeleyns Tale) is one of The Canterbury Tales by ________.
The Knight's TaleGeoffrey ChaucerThe Legend of Good WomenTroilus and Criseyde

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Boethius. Consolation of Philosophy. 1485.
  Geoffrey Chaucer. Treatise on the Astrolabe addressed to his son Lowys AD 1391.
  William Blake. Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims c 1820-23.
  William Blake. Chaucer's Canterbury Pilgrims c 1820-23.







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