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The Wife of Bath and Katherine Minola (part 1)

Both Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare dedicated a large portion of their respective bodies of work to stories about marriage and examinations of marriage through those stories. 640 more words

William Shakespeare

4 festive events happening in Kent to get you into the Christmas spirit

By Rosie Collingwood

It might still be a month away, but Christmas will be here before you know it. Get yourself into the festive spirit at these Kent events, where you can stock up on gifts for family and friends!  312 more words


British Lit 11/18/16

Assignment Summary at a Glance:

  • Historical Approach Paper–the time period you will be researching is “The Protestant Reformation.”  Forgot how to do an historical approach paper?  
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Thanksgiving: How to Deal. Or Not.

Ever consider that Thanksgiving is a lot like a colonoscopy? The fun begins at least a day ahead of time, a liquid diet or fasting precedes the main event, and you often leave the festivities feeling like someone spent the better part of the day crawling up your asshole. 628 more words

"Patience on Pilgrimage: Job in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales" by Jane Beal

My new book chapter, “Patience on Pilgrimage: Job in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales” now appears in the Brill Companion to Job in the Middle Ages… 163 more words

25th October - On This Day In History


1881 Pablo Picasso (artist)


1400 Geoffrey Chaucer (author – Canterbury Tales)

On This Day:

1415 Battle of Agincourt (English defeat the French, showing the effectiveness of the longbow against the armoured knight) 37 more words

British Lit 10/14/16

Assignment Summary at a Glance:

  • Revise your essay and write final draft.  Be prepared to turn in the final essay packet with the following elements in this order:  Analytical Essay rubric, final draft, works cited page, rough draft (all), peer evaluations (2).
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