The Canterbury Tales

What is a Franklin? Who is Epicurus? How does Franklin epitomizean Epicurean? Which of the Seven Deadly sin might he represent?

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The Franklin travels with the Man of Law. The Franklin is a man who takes delight in all simple pleasures, most prominently culinary ones. Epicurus, is a character in the Friar's story who taught that the way to perfect happiness was through pleasure. The Franklin is all about satisfying his primal pleasures, especially eating. His primary deadly sin would have been "gluttony".