The Clerk's Prologue and Tale Essay | "The Clerk's Tale" Summary

This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of "The Clerk's Tale" Summary.
This section contains 533 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on "The Clerk's Tale" Summary

"The Clerk's Tale" Summary

Summary: A brief summary "The Clerk's Tale," from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.
Lord Walter the Marquis was a well respected man. He was considered by his people to be fair, strong, and full of honor and courtesy. The only thing about his character that concerned anyone was that he was a bachelor and had no heir to follow his name. This concerns them so much that they approach him and ask him to find a bride so that his line of strong leadership might continue. He agrees that it is time to choose a wife but he insists that he choose his bride, and no one else.

Indeed, he chooses himself a bride, though it is not the type of girl that one would expect from someone in his position. He chooses the daughter of Janicula the poorest man in town. However, Janicula's daughter Griselda is known to be the most beautiful girl around.

Walter prepares a marvelous...

(read more)

This section contains 533 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on "The Clerk's Tale" Summary
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
"The Clerk's Tale" Summary from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.