CLOSE READING AND DISCUSSION GUIDE
Act I. Scene 1
1. How many times has the ghost previously appeared?
2. Explain the humor in Marcellus insistence that Horatio speak to the Ghost.
3. After failing to get any information from the Ghost, what action
Canterbury Tales Reading Guide
1.What is the season and setting of the General Prologue and how are these important to the Tale?
2.In what order are the pilgrims introduced? Does the order and grouping of pilgrims suggest anything
(In your reading, you can skip fitts that are not addressed in this handout.
That means the following lines1651-1815; 1888-2144; 2391-2509; 29463057.)
1. In what ways does Shild show what the Anglo-Saxons value in a leader?
CT Creative Writing Assignment
Among them was the King. Not a foul leader
He was. His pale white skin, draping sweater,
Dyed with purple and laced with gold it was,
Cloaked the horses tail. A loud applause
Accompanied the King like little bi