Read the Nun's Priest's Tale and the preceding "Words of the Knight and the Host."
Common Core Objectives
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.11-12.5: Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure specific parts of a text (e.g., the choice of where to begin or end a story, the choice to provide a comedic or tragic resolution) contribute to its overall structure and meaning as well as its aesthetic impact.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.3a: Vary syntax for effect, consulting references (e.g., Tufte’s Artful Sentences) for guidance as needed; apply an understanding of syntax to the study of complex texts when reading.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.11-12.5a: Interpret figures of speech (e.g.,...