Geoffrey Chaucer Essay | Celestial Coalescence

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Celestial Coalescence

Summary: Considered among the most venerable fourteenth-century poets on record, Geoffrey Chaucer and the Pearl Poet ("Pearl," "Purity," "Patience," and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight") share in the same literary practices through their incorporation of the dream narrative, satire of nobility, Boethius, and the Golden Section.
Fourteenth century England drew witness to many disruptions in time. The 100 Years War, Peasants Revolt, and Black Death are among the many tumultuous events that provide the context for some of the greatest literary masterpieces ever composed. Geoffrey Chaucer and the Pearl Poet are amid the most venerated poets on record. Is it purely chance, or did this era cultivate finely tuned writing ability through its refined culture? Just as we will never know the name of the Pearl Poet, we can only infer the social and educational mores of the fourteenth century through the caliber of writers it produced. The era uniformly affects the poem content of Chaucer and the Pearl Poet, but the values can be argued by one simple, differing factor. While Chaucer seemed to write to the popularity of his work, the Pearl Poet chose to not inscribe his name on his manuscripts. As...

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