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(A Very Odd) Canterbury Tales Inspired Piece

Hello, I’ve returned.

I’ve been working hard on writing things, I promise … but, I didn’t write on the short story for here like I had wanted to. 1,043 more words

Writing

C.S. Lewis' Normal and Not-So-Normal Life as a Student

As the cobblestone streets and hallowed halls of Oxford are beginning to fill for Michaelmas term, University students and faculty have been back to work here in North America. 2,703 more words

C.S. Lewis

Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

Originally written ~1380 but never finished, Chaucer’s work is a collection of 24 short stories with the conceit that each is told by a pilgrims as a competition, for a free meal, as they travel from London to Canterbury.

Edition: Penguin Classics (1966)

Summary Project

The Geoffrey Chaucer window in Southwark Cathedral

The Geoffrey Chaucer window in Southwark Cathedral. The window depicts pilgrims setting out from the nearby Tabard Inn (demolished in 1875) to Canterbury, as recalled in his  58 more words

My Life

Clubbing

It’s no problem staying out past 9 p.m. on a weeknight if it is because you’ve spent the past two hours at book club. Being able to participate in and to listen to the discussion is a joy. 192 more words

Anaheim Tales (excerpt)

Seniors in high school are having a storytelling competition. Chapter 9 is the story told by the boy representing the music department. Chapter 10 is the students’ discussion of that story. 947 more words

You Mean I’m Not JK Rowling?!

Yes the book is short.
Yes I’m aware it’s not the
Canterbury Tales.

Original Poetry