The Franklin’s Tale


The medieval knight features prominently in several of the Canterbury tales, largely because of the position and honor expected of them. This tale focuses on what happens when something challenges the knight’s code of chivalry. A copy of the tale may be found here. A modern translation of the tale may be found here.

For your tale, you must complete the following:

–Identify the Deadly Sin and how the character(s) suffers from it
–Briefly summarize the action, keeping the sin in mind
–Explain what happens to cure the character of the sin and any results

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