WOMEN IN "CANTERBURY TALES".
Author's depictions of women in 'Wife of Bath's Tale' & 'Nun's Priest's Tale.' Cultural background, love, sexuality, relations with men, marriage, feminism, religion, morality.
The Wife of Bath
Discusses the Wife of Bath's tale from Chaucer's The Centerbury Tales, read by Jankin, the fifth husband of the Wife of Bath and how it may have influenced her to be a feminist.
The Nature of Chaucer’s Pardoner
Presents an explication of Chaucer's The Pardoner's Tale that addresses how the Pardoner use his tale to swindle the pilgrims; why the Pardoner attempt to cheat the pilgrims after having previously made clear his intentions.
"THE WIFE OF BATH."
Analysis of anti-authoritarian arguments in Tale & account of marriage from a woman's view.
The Parson's Tale
This paper provides a discussion of one of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales, “The Parson’s Tale.” The discussion provides a summary of the tale, the important characters in the tale, important themes revealed, and a discussion of other interesting aspects of the work.
The Pardoner's Tale
An example of how the Pardoner’s character as revealed in the General Prologue is similar to the sinners he describes in the Pardoner’s tale in Chaucer’s immortal Canterbury Tales.
Refutes the theory that the era was a re-birth of European culture. Contends it was a progression from the Middle Ages.
Discusses five different aspects of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Includes views on marriage, Chaucer's approach to humor. Tales referred to are the Prologue, The Friar's Tale, Parliament of Foules, Wife of Bath, the Knight's Tale.