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Read online The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual On a spring day in April sometime in the waning years of the th century travelers set out for Canterbury on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Beckett Among them is a knight a monk a prioress a plowman a miller a merchant a clerk and an oft widowed wife from Bath Travel is arduous and wearing to maintain their spirits this band of pilgrims entertains each other with a series of tall tales that span the spectrum of literary genres Five hundred years later people are still reading Geoffrey Chaucer s i Canterbury Tales i If you haven t yet made the acquaintance of the Franklin the Pardoner or the Squire because you never learned Middle English take heart this edition of the i Tales i has been translated into modern idiom p From the heroic romance of The Knight s Tale to the low farce embodied in the stories of the Miller the Reeve and the Merchant Chaucer treated such universal subjects as love sex and death in poetry that is simultaneously witty insightful and poignant i The Canterbury Tales i is a grand tour of th century English mores and morals one that modern day readers will enjoy p by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Canterbury Tales Teacher's Resource Manual
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Category:poetry, classics, school, short-stories, historical-fiction, classic-literature, read-for-school, high-school, british-literature, historical
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