'The Canterbury Tales' Book Review by hicaliber

'The Canterbury Tales'
A review of 'The Canterbury Tales' by Geoffrey Chaucer.
# 93968 | 2,213 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Apr 16, 2007 in Literature (English) , English (Analysis)

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This paper takes a look at Geoffrey Chaucer's work, 'The Canterbury Tales'. The paper reviews and discusses the delightful collection of pilgrims that Chaucer assembled for his famous work. According to the paper, all these characters are microcosms of the society at the time and have the qualities one might expect out of such people.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Anderson, Robert et al, editors. Elements of Literature: Literature of Britain. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1993.
  • Benson, Larry D., general editor. The Riverside Chaucer. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1987.
  • British Library. "Roman de la Rose." Online Gallery. Retrieved 4/18/2006 from http://www.bl.uk/cgi- bin/ogprint.cgi?url=/onlinegallery/themes/euromanuscripts/roman.html
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales. Reprinted in Medieval Sourcebook. Retrieved 4/18/2006 from http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/CT- prolog-bathmod.html
  • Edwards, Steve. "Alice Kyteler, convicted witch." Retrieved 4/18/2006 from http://www.geocities.com/stevenedw/alicekyteler.html

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