The Canterbury Tales

Do you think Chaucer’s view of people is justified? Explain.


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I think in the context of the times it was. Although satirical, Chaucer’s views of beurocracy and corruption were shared by many people. Certainly there were parts of the church that were corrupt to the core. Socio-economic disparity was huge. The deadly Plague was still in people's minds. The hypocrisy of the church and many other social orders were keenly felt by the masses.