The Canterbury Tales

The Merchant's Tale

What allusions are present in this particular tale?

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One example of Biblical allusion would be Januarie and Damyan's interaction at the pear tree. This meeting alludes to the story of Adam and Eve. Damyan's character is reminiscent to the serpent, he is a force of temptation for the young bride.


The Merchant's Tale