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Discuss How the Miller Parodies the Knight's Tale

Summary: The miller parodies the Knight's Tale in several different ways. He cleverly achieves this through his description of the characters, the style in which the story is told and the way in which the characters conduct themselves in the tale.
The miller parodies the Knight's Tale in several different ways. He cleverly achieves this through his description of the characters, the style in which the story is told and the way in which the characters conduct themselves in the tale.

The style in which the miller begins his tale is similar to the style in which the Knight begins his tale. The style used is fairy tale like, as the miller starts his story with-`once upon a time.' The miller did this deliberately to mock and parody the Knight's Tale.

The Knight's scrupulous idealism presents a stark contrast to the miller's coarse parody of idealistic and romantic valour. Similarly framed by a love triangle, the miller employs the same structure as the Knight. The Knight's tale involves Arcite and Palamon who are cousins who both fall in love with Emily. Likewise, the miller's tale involves a...

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