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SparkNotes: The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer used The Canterbury Tales to explore his personal views of this dark time.
This essay will explore the idea that the women found within the tales told by the pilgrims (The Knight’s Tale, The Miller’s Tale and The Wife of Bath’s Tale to name a few) are not passive at all, but rather influence the turn of events within the stories....

Geoffrey Chaucer (1342-1400) - "The Canterbury Tales" …

In The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer indirectly depicts the characters through the stories they tell.
Born to a prosperous London family of wine merchants, Chaucer served three English kings as diplomat, customs controller and supervisor of royal residences. As a poet, he had royal patronage and depended upon Italian precursors, at first mediated for him by French translations, and later absorbed directly. Petrarch and Dante he acknowledged, frequently with irony, but he never once mentioned his older contemporary, Boccaccio, the overwhelming influence upon him. Without Boccaccio, no “Canterbury Tales”: that would be a fair judgment, though Chaucer is highly original in closely integrating his tales and their tellers, unlike Boccaccio.

 

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While there are a variety of modern translations which completely reorient The Canterbury Tales for today's readers, most fall short in expressing the impressive control that Chaucer had over his native language.


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Chaucer’s work is an extremely important text in terms of the evolution of the English language; The Canterbury Tales set itself apart from other literary works at the time by being one of the first pieces of...

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Syllabus | ENG404 Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales

The pilgrims, who come from all layers of society, tell stories to each other to kill time while they travel to Canterbury.
If we trust the General Prologue, Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way back.

The Canterbury Tales review | Welcome to My Magick …

NBCT; This PowerPoint will allow you to review Chaucer's characterization of the main pilgrims in The Canterbury Tales, focusing on character development, language, and the social problems Chaucer saw in his society. I tell my students they need only take notes on the parts written in red. Aligned to Common Core State Standard: RL.11-12.3

The Canterbury Tales (1972) - The Canterbury Tales …

A landmark of English poetry, The Canterbury Tales has appeared in many illustrated editions. This one, illustrated by Eric Gill, is among the most remarkable.