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It's Time to Pick Favorites!

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Favoring, it is just a natural tendency that all of us do, whether we want to or not. We have favorite colors, favorite movies, books, poems, music, etc. There are favorites when it comes to family members, even if we don’t want to admit it. Everyone has something or someone they would favor over others, it is just a natural tendency. In the poem The Canterbury Tales: The Prologue, by Geoffrey Chaucer, there are many characters in this tale. For starters, a short summary on the tale: in the poem, Chaucer is making fun of many things that bother him during the 1300 society, he writes about how many people like to take a pilgrimage to a place called Canterbury, and he has many colleagues on the way. He reveals many thrilling characters, and some that shouldn’t be favored, but sometimes are. The three characters that I preferred the most in The Canterbury Tales: The Prologue, was the Knight, the Pardoner, and Wife Bath.
The first character that I favor from The Canterbury Tales: The Prologue is the Knight. What is not to love about this knight? He is brave, strong, and always willing to help people when needed. For starters, he has fought in countless battles, as well as broken up numerous fights. He is almost as selfless as you can possibly get. According to the text, “There was a Knight, a most distinguished man,/ Who from the day on which he first began/ To ride abroad had followed chivalry,/ Truth, honor, generousness, and courtesy.” (G Pg. 98, Lines 44-46). This backs up my previous statements on how great this knight is. Truth be told, I am a sucker when it comes to the “Knight in Shining Armor” who always is there to save the day. Also, this Knight is favorable because he would rather talk about things that bring joy and hap...

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...Lines 457-458 and 463-465). This reassures my statement on how she is an excellent seamstress, a fact that I admire about her. Any woman that can handle herself is a woman that should be looked up to.
In conclusion, my three favorite characters from The Canterbury Tales: The Prologue is the Knight, the Pardoner, and Wife Bath. The Knight is my favorite character out of the three because he is the most honorable and respectful knight in this tale. The pardoner, although greedy, reminds me of the selfish part of myself which reminds me to keep myself in check and put myself before others a majority of the time. The last character that I come to terms to is Wife Bath, she is very relatable to me because she loves to talk and she has a happy personality. Many characters can be favored in any story; however everyone has their own specific characters that they relate to.
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