Tags » Chaucer

"The General Prologue" to The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer

When in April the sweet showers fall
And pierce the drought of March to the root, and all
The veins are bathed in liquor of such power… 7,007 more words

Assignment

Cliche Sunday

Animals! I love anything with four legs and a tail….whether it purrs, barks or grunts. I gotta admit that I do like fur (so soft!), but I won’t discriminate against any animal if it happens to be missing. 406 more words

Cliche Sunday

Freshman year: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Today we’ve got a situation very much like the Beowulf one last week: Once again, I forsook Tolkien for another translator.  Ghastly of me, yes, but as with  762 more words

Books

Very Patient

Thanks for reading today’s HewToon! If you’d like to read this specific storyline from the beginning, click here. If you laughed, click like! If you didn’t laugh, click like!

HewToons

The Nature of Women in Chaucerian Romance

“Wommen, of kynde, desiren libertee.” (The Franklin’s Tale) Can this view be said to be generally endorsed in Chaucer’s romances?

Isolating this key phrase from… 2,739 more words

University Of Edinburgh