Ten of Chaucer’s greatest tales
Geoffrey Chaucer left his masterpiece, The Canterbury Tales, unfinished when he died in 1400, having completed only one-fifth of the projected undertaking. 980 more words
I do not think the old man was death. I think the old man was God in disguise or God acting through the old man. It is plausible that the old man was death, but my initial thought was that God was enforcing justice through the old man. 554 more words
What makes Nicholas Hende and Absolon not?
Geoffrey Chaucer uses the adjective Hende (or Hendé/Hendi) in “The Canterbury Tales” second story “ 691 more words
With respect to “The General Prologue” and “Chaucer’s Retraction” possibly being written in different times, Chaucer the author wants to distance himself or at least portray a different character in the “Canterbury Tales” through the different approaches he uses to tell the stories; like for instance his independent beliefs in despair in his Retraction or the frame narrative of the “Canterbury Tales” linking his characters together with possible metaphors, allowing Chaucer the author to hide allegories in plain sight as well as criticism or appreciation of social status or religious wars. 1,188 more words
I have been fortunate throughout my life to have encountered and learned from many excellent, inspirational Teachers, not only in school environments but in life! In my next post I will share about several of their key influences as mentors and I will invite you to celebrate your mentors too, but today I want to focus on just one of them: Mr. 420 more words