Tags » Canterbury Tales

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).
  • 700 more words

Canterbury Tales meets criminal profiling

In The Canterbury Tales, a frame story by Geoffrey Chaucer dating from the late 14th century, you are introduced to a cast of memorable characters with carefully selected physical features… 960 more words


STING (1993): The title is a mild literary joke because my name, Sumner, comes from the medieval name Summoner and a Summoner was someone who summoned you to court or to see the king. 294 more words


Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

I’ve had this book for a few years now and it’s been sitting quite patiently in my TBR pile waiting for me to pick it up, muttering “to hell with it”, and get on reading. 535 more words


Playing with medieval things: Patience Agbabi

In a series of posts, the organisers of ‘Playing with Medieval Visions, Sounds, Sensations’ explore some of the pieces of work, modern and medieval, that have inspired these workshops. 636 more words