The Canterbury Tales: The Second Nun's Tale Questions
Bring on the tough stuff - there’s not just one right answer.
- Why is Cecilia able to convert everyone except Almachius?
- What is virginity's relationship to Christian spirituality? Why can't Cecilia have sex with her husband? After all, they're married, aren't they?
- Who the heck is the Second Nun?
- Why, of all the virgin martyrs, did Chaucer choose Cecilia for "The Second Nun's Tale"? What does Cecilia do or say that Chaucer might be interested in?