Issues in the "Canterbury Tales" Analytical Essay by ResearchRiter

Issues in the "Canterbury Tales"
Takes a look at different issues dealt with in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales."
# 122579 | 1,500 words | 42 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English)

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This paper discusses five different aspects of Chaucer's 'Canterbury Tales.' It includes views on marriage and Chaucer's approach to humor. The 'Tales' referred to are the 'Prologue', 'The Friar's Tale', 'Parliament of Foules', 'Wife of Bath' and the 'Knight's Tale.'

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" 'The Miller's Tale' shows marriage as a comedy of errors, credulous older husband, beautiful and sneaky and unworthy wife and plenty of others to complicate the relationship. His tale takes the form of a dirty joke but instead of the farmer's daughter it is the carpenter's wife ,Alison, who is the object of the affections of Nicholas, a yeoman and Absalom a parish clerk. For his..."

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