The Miller's Prologue and Tale Essay | Essay

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The Miller's Tale: Differentiation of Sex

Summary: Analyzes The Miller's Tale, from the Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. Explores how Chaucer depicts the relationships between men and women as well as gthe sexual relationships of working class people during the Middle Ages.
The Miller's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer is a mirror of medieval society particularly in the way it depicts the relationships between men and women as well as giving a realistic portrait of working class people during the middle ages. Alison, the main character illustrates how a woman was able to use her sex through her actions of deceit to many characters. Popular belief holds that courtly love was prevalent during the medieval period; however The Miller's Tale provides a more realistic look into sexual relationships through its use of infidelity and sexual humor. Chaucer's characters are typical middle class workers rather than elite nobility. In addition, many of the characters seem heartless and corrupt. Alison's character is far away from most others in her mere selfishness followed by inappropriate humor leading to Nicolas and his "injury." She responds to her husband's jealousy and protective nature by a flirtatious...

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