Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales"
This paper analyzes the character of the Parson in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales".
# 71695 | 1,150 words | 1 source | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis)

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This paper compares the character of the Parson in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales" to other ecclesiastical figures relating Chaucer's views on the Church. The author discusses Chaucer's portrait of the Parson as the ideal priest. The paper stresses the social commentary in the 'Prologue' to the "The Parson's Tale".

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"Although the tales written by Geoffrey Chaucer were for entertainment, he also used them as subtle social commentary on the world he lived in. The prologue to "The Parson's Tale" is considered to be one of ..."

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