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Radix malorum est Cupiditas: The Pardoner’s Paradox
A Character Study on the Pardoner in Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales
by Alyssa Rittinger
Within The Canterbury Tales, 1,251 more words
The Pardoner’s Tale found in the Canterbury Tales contained a story about three friends who made a vow to kill death. The three men encountered an old man who insisted that he couldn’t die, when the men heard this astonishing fact they immediately wanted to know where they could find death. 443 more words
What makes a good novel?
Well, according to Mikhail Bakhtin, good novels contain multiple voices. Bakhtin was a 20th-century Russian linguist who believed that novels, when poorly written, have multiple characters and only one voice – which is often the author’s voice. 176 more words