The Canterbury Tales Essay | Student Essay

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Canterbury Tales.
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The Canterbury Tales

Summary: Essay provides an analysis of Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales."
Geoffrey Chaucer was a great satirist of his time. It turned out to be a plus in his writings considering he had quite a bit to say about people in power and their abuse of it. He uses satire in his writings to expose wickedness and criticize people indirectly. In The Cantenbury Tales he clearly expresses his thoughts through satire. He uses the narrator as a literary tool; everything that the narrator so naively thinks, Chaucer thinks the opposite. The satire that Chaucer uses is all based around the irony of the people, their positions, and the ways in which the people abuse their positions.

Chaucer chooses from a list of pilgrims to satirize. The Knight was his first victim whom was targeted firstly by showing that knights are supposed to follow a code of chivalry, yet this one has not inquired any of the qualities of...

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