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The Canterbury Tales: The Reeve's Tale

The Canterbury Tales: The Reeve's Tale

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Q. What does Symkyn steal from Aleyn and John?


Their purses
Their clothes
Flour
Second base
Q. What does Symkyn do to Aleyn and John’s horse?


He flogs it to death
He dresses it up as Princess Leia and forces it to reenact a scene from Return of the Jedi
He sets it free
Q. With whom does Aleyn have sex?


We wouldn’t really call it sex. More like “pleasurable fumbling.”
Symkyn’s daughter
Symkyn’s mother
Symkyn’s wife
Q. What does Symkyn do to Aleyn once he finds out about it?


Nothing - he couldn’t care less
He punches him in the nose
Pats him roughly on the back and says, “Good show, old chap!”
He tries to kill him with a hatchet
Q. What do Aleyn and John take with them when they leave?


Symkyn’s wife
A bag of pearls and rubies
A cake
Their American Express card
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