The Canterbury Tales

explain how chaucer uses word choice to criticize the actions of the middle and lower classes

Chaucer uses clever word choices to criticize actions of middle and lower classes in prologue

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Chaucer used words that were common to different social classes at the time. Bawdy humour and slang belonging to lower classes fit a particular tale. The Knight might use better English than say the Wife of Bath. This is a pretty big topic as word choice drives much of this poem. I'd take a look at the GradeSaver site for more.