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Social Hierarchy in The Canterbury Tales

Summary: Social hierarchy is highly stressed in Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. The social hierarchies in the world today, particularly in the United States, share the same basic concept as those as those stressed in The Canterbury Tales, although they differ greatly with regard to their focus on religion.
Social hierarch is an aspect that is a highly stressed in Geoffrey Chaucer's, The Canterbury Tales. Social hierarchy is a rank of all the people that live in a society. The United States has a defined set of social classes as well. It consists of three main classes, a high class, a middle class, and low class. The social hierarchies in the world today share the same basic concept as those as those stressed in The Canterbury Tales, but they differ greatly in the amount of focus on religion.

Chaucer based The Canterbury Tales on the medieval times, when the social classes were lead by religious figures. The first class consisted of the knight and the squire who were a main part of the royal court. In the medieval times the king and queen would be the leading officials. The knight in The Canterbury...

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