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The Canterbury Tales
U gave wrong answer Prominent Characters are the host, the village parson, the knight etc. What is the actual name of Prioress? It can be her real name. Do you know the husbands of ' The Wife of Bath'? In the Canterbury Tales She has five husbands.
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Debora B. For help on the language , consult one of the linked websites, the handouts on e-reserve and NA Don't forget to look for references to gentilesse gentil and trouthe trewe as you read. General Prologue , lines Opening Signals Read carefully the first 42 lines of the General Prologue in middle English, NA , using the marginal glosses and footnotes to get a flavor of Chaucer's English. The opening lines of the General Prologue imitate the opening of another work which Chaucer and his audience knew extremely well: the thirteenth-century French Romance of the Rose , an allegorical dream vision about a young man the dreamer-lover and his efforts to win a beloved lady the "Rose" that was the "best seller" of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries.
A novel , The Canterbury Tales written by Geoffrey Chaucer in middle English between is about the journey of pilgrims. If you read this book , take the quiz to know how much you remember about it. Forgot your password? Speak now. Training Maker Discuss.