Geoffrey Chaucer Essay | Sommoners Tale Pokes Fun at Religion

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Sommoners Tale Pokes Fun at Religion

Summary: In the Canterbury Tale, The summoner's Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer pokes fun at religion and Chaucer kinds degrades the church and creates a bad image of the church. Chaucer created the Friar to kind of send a message. This Canterbury Tale shows what really goes on in the corrupt world of the church.
In the Canterbury Tale, The summoner's Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer pokes fun at religion and Chaucer kinds degrades the church and creates a bad image of the church. Chaucer created the Friar to kind of send a message. This Canterbury Tale shows what really goes on in the corrupt world of the church.

In the summoner's tale the friar in a church is the main character and this main character and this friar made to be a liar and a very untrustworthy person. The friar is supposed to be a servant to god, but he does many ungodly things. The friar uses the church and god to further himself, economically. " `Give us of wheat or malt or rye' he'd say, `A bushel; or a God's cake; or some cheese; Give us God's halfpenny or a mass-penny, Or give us or your brawn, if you have...

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