An Ironic Tale of Hypocrisy
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This paper looks at how Chaucer portrays the Pardoner's character in an ironic manner as one who is very Christian or church-like. Sadly, the Pardoner takes advantage of innocent poor people by selling them fraudulent holy relics. It also explains how Chaucer's irony is apparent in the fact that the Pardoner tells of his own tale.
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