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The Best Canterbury Tales Everyone Should Read

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


English 2 Western Literature: Lesson 170 Essay- "Do you think that the old man in the Pardoner's Tale was death?"

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

Ron Paul Curriculum

Down the Rabbit Hole

This was written as a part of a group assignment in my High school English class.

Down the rabbit hole we go by NS & SA… 1,473 more words


What makes Nicholas 'Hende' in "The Miller's Tale?

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

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Chaucer's double as a shadow voice

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

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...and gladly teche

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

BE2: Sunday Life Paths Process Topics

British Lit 12/02/16

Assignment Summary at a Glance:

  • Develop your thesis for the Canterbury Tales analytical essay.
  • Decide which three “directions” you plan to take in each of your three body paragraphs.
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