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by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales is at once one of the most famous and most frustrating works of literature ever written. Since its composition in late 1300s, critics have continued to mine new riches from its complex ground, and started new arguments about the text and its interpretation. Chaucer’s richly…

The Canterbury Tales is the last of Geoffrey Chaucer's works, and he only finished 24 of an initially planned 100 tales. The Canterbury Tales study guide contains a biography of Geoffrey Chaucer, literature essays, a complete e-text, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

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Posted By jorge h #388020 at Sep 19, 2014 12:21 PM

Examples of the following exemplum

Virtuous or evil characters
tightly structured plot events
allegoric or symbolic figures
a distinct or moral lesson

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Posted By sachin kumar s #386507 at Sep 12, 2014 12:53 AM

what was the socio-cultural background of chaucer age?

the socio-cultral background of chaucer age 1338-1400

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Posted By jacky b #385747 at Sep 07, 2014 5:26 PM


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