# the friar and the parson

characteristics

## The Friar (Hubert)

He is an immoral man concerned largely with profit rather than turning men away from sin. His tale is an attack on the wickedness of summoners.

## The Parson

The Parson is a man devoted to his congregation, decent and principled. His tale is a long dissertation on the definition of sin and its various forms.

##### Source(s)

http://www.gradesaver.com/the-canterbury-tales/study-guide/character-list

## The Friar (Hubert)

He is an immoral man concerned largely with profit rather than turning men away from sin. His tale is an attack on the wickedness of summoners.

## The Parson

The Parson is a man devoted to his congregation, decent and principled. His tale is a long dissertation on the definition of sin and its various forms.

##### Source(s)

http://www.gradesaver.com/the-canterbury-tales/study-guide/character-list