The Canterbury Tales

For the Knight (lines 43-80 only): Ironic tone used by Chaucer in the Prologue? Is it, or not? Why or why not?

Clearly explain and support with specific details from the text. What is Chaucer "really" saying? Infer author's purpose. Cite specific line numbers and quotes to "prove" your point.

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The Knight represents all that is noble and good: chivalric and honest. I don't think the Knight himself is ironic, rather than he is with a group of people that do not share his good traits.