The Canterbury Tales Study Guide & Essays
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.
- The Canterbury Tales Summary
- About The Canterbury Tales
- Character List
- Glossary of Terms
- Major Themes
- Summary and Analysis of General Prologue
- Summary and Analysis of The Knight's Tale
- Summary and Analysis of The Miller's Tale
- "Love" in the Courtly Tradition
- On Cuckoldry: Women, Silence, and Subjectivity in the Merchant's Tale and the Manciple's Tale
- Vision, Truth, and Genre in the Merchant's Tale
- In Private: the Promise in The Franklin's Tale
- Feminism or Anti-Feminism: Images of Women in Chaucer's "The Wife of Bath"
- Teaching Guide
B.they agreed to stop all sin within a hundred miles of the tavern
C.they agreed to hunt down death.
D.they agreed to go with the pardoner and earn money for the church