The Canterbury Tales
What does the need for this occupation tell us about the time period?
http://www.lordsandladies.org/squires.htmBeing a Squire is a real big responsibility because he is helping a knight and being trained to be a knight.
what was his or her social standing?
The squire is a assistant which means that he is in the lower class. Later on he will be in the middle class after he becomes a Knight.
What might your character's day to day life be like?
the daily life of a squire is him being with a kinght and training all day.
What modern day occupation might correspond to your medieval charcter and why?
A squire would be a cop in training, because a squire is a knight in training.
Paraphrase each line of the prologue describing your charcter.
he was a nice young man—humble, polite, and always willing to help out his dad.
which lines in the prologue best describe your charcter's physical appearance?
Of average height, and had very curly hair. He was also very strong and physically fit.
which lines describe his/her personality?
He was a gentle, happy boy who was well on his way to becoming a knight himself
what is chaucer's opinion toward this character?
Chaucer's opinion towards the squire is that he is a good men.
what specific lines or words tell you this?
All in all, he was a nice young man—humble, polite, and always willing to help out his dad.