Canterbury Tales (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) by Geoffrey; Robert W. Hanning (intro & notes); Peter Tuttle

By Geoffrey; Robert W. Hanning (intro & notes); Peter Tuttle (translator) Chaucer

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The tomb of a poet! Cried I, with a spring that electrified my informant not less than myself - What poet lies the following and the place is he buried?
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Introduction, Notes, and For Further Reading Copyright ũ 2006 by Robert W. Hanning. Š Note on Geoffrey Chaucer, The World of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Canterbury Tales, A Note on the Text and the Translation, Inspired by The Canterbury Tales, Comments & Questions, For Further Reading, and translation of The Canterbury Tales by Peter Tuttle Copyright ũ 2006 by Barnes & Noble, Inc. Š All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher.

At the end, when the wounded John tries to tell his neighbors the truth about his fall, he is successfully contradicted by all the students present, who stick together in unanimously pronouncing the carpenter mad. As the Miller 舠quytes舡 the Knight, so 舠The Reeve舗s Tale舡 enacts revenge for the latter舗s perceived mistreatment in the Miller舗s prologue and tale. A further coarsening of language results: When the Reeve is not showering words of sarcastic contempt on Simkin, the vicious, scoundrelly, and ridiculously proud miller of Trumpington, the latter is sassing his victims舒Alien and John, two Cambridge students, further degraded versions of Palamon and Arcita, whom he has just cheated舒by suggesting that since they must stay overnight in his narrow dwelling they should use the hocus-pocus of philosophy to make it bigger.

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