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The Canterbury Tales: The Miller's Tale

The Canterbury Tales: The Miller's Tale


by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales: The Miller's Tale: Come and Knock On Our Door... Quiz

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Q. What does John do for a living?

He is a miller
He is a carpenter
He is a reeve
He squeegees windshields
Q. What do the two clerks want to do?

Work for John
Sleep with John’s wife
Make a follow-up film called Mallrats
Rob John
Q. Where is Nicholas living when he starts his affair with Alisoun?

On the streets
In a castle
In John and Alisoun’s house
In his ’91 Tercel
Q. How does Absolon try to win Alisoun’s affection?

He sings love songs under her window
He writes her love poems
Since he knows that her last boyfriend was a quarterback, he tries out for the chess team, to show her that he is also good at team sports
He sends her flowers
He makes a conscious effort to always be flexing in front of her
Q. Why does Alisoun turn Absolon down?

Because she is married
Because she is already having an affair with Nicholas
Because when he suggested that he take her to dinner, he presented a Groupon
Because her father has forbidden her to be with him