The Friar

By Tyler Savastano and Jake Wilson

Indirect Characterization

"In towns he knew the taverns...better than begging lepers, these he knew"

(Chaucer 240)

"He lived by pickings, it is evident" (Chaucer 256)

"On love days could he be of mickle help" (Chaucer 258)

Direct Characterization

"A very festive man" (Chaucer 209)

"Well liked by all and intimate was he" (Chaucer 215)

"His two eyes twinkled in his head as bright as do the stars within the frosty night" (Chaucer 267-268)

"Courteous he was and humble in men's eyes" (Chaucer 250)


Fraudulent, poor, and well liked

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