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    starts out “The General Prologue” with detailed descriptions of each pilgrim as he views them. When Chaucer-the pilgrim arrives at the Pardoner, he becomes very focused on his physical appearance and what is seems to be missing. There is something odd about this Pardoner and Chaucer-the pilgrim can’t seem to grasp just what that is. He describes that the Pardoner is all on fire to do is job, just arriving from Rome (Bretful of pardon, come from Rome al hoot). However, his eagerness to Pardon those

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    duplicitous nature that are embedded within these tales. The Pardoner reveals his paradoxical nature: someone who wants to appear as a religious, virtuous man, when, in actuality, he deceives the community into thinking that he has good intentions of helping others. The Wife of Bath, unashamed of her power and sexuality, is greedy and scorns the Knight, a character in The Wife of Bath’s Tale for discretions she is guilty of. The Pardoner and the Wife of Bath are deceitful to the people in their community

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    Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Pardoner’s Tale’ (The Canterbury Tales 2012) and Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus both contain the theme of death, a personified representation of death and death itself. Chaucer and Marlowe have provided works which use the notion of good and evil as well as the well-known Seven Deadly Sins as a way to corrupt characters souls, leading to their deaths. Marlowe has also used the Faustian Pact as a way to lead characters to damnation. This has been achieved through the

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    impressions of the individual pilgrims in the form of a poem. The Knight, Wife of Bath and the Pardoner show how Chaucer describes different pilgrims by describing a mannered Knight, an extravagant yet experienced woman and a deceiving Pardoner. The Knight is the first to be described by the narrator in the story. The narrator very much admires the Knight in his

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    Gluttony, Avarice, Wrath, Lust, Pride, Envy, and Sloth are all commonly known as the “Seven Deadly Sins”. Each of these seven sins plays a major role in development of the different characters. In Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales”, the Pardoner committed sins through gluttony and avarice; the Wife of Bath through Pride and Lust; and also the Monk through gluttony and wrath. However, omnipresent on all the characters are the different deadly sins that led to their development and morality

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    Pardoner's Manipulation of Audience The Pardoner has had a graduate education in the rhetoric of confession. Chaucer might intend it to be merely cutely ironic that this confessor confesses -- as in "isn't that a turning of the tables, la!" On the other hand, it may well be that the Pardoner is practicing his rhetorical prowess on the other pilgrims, and on us, with the extreme skill of a cynical and perceptive man who's heard every villainy and mastered every deception. His intention

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    a death sentence. Chaucer used hypocrisy and iron in the “Pardoner Tale” to create allegories to show the faults and failures in his culture and time. Chaucer gives us examples of these flaws during the “Pardoner’s Tale” by showing characters whom are not only unintelligent, but angry and intoxicated people who show true

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    Pardoner's Tale Analysis

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    The chosen extract illustrates an example of digressio, where our Pardoner launches into a tale of three riotours, which shows Chaucer developing their characterisation as a means of illustrating the development of sin, ultimately leading back to the Pardoner’s theme, that is Avarice is the root of all evil, or ‘Radix Malorum Est Cupiditas’. However, the tale of the three riotours is simultaneously also effective in addressing the theme of death. The 14th Century was a difficult time for England

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    that would be great examples of this could be the Pardoner of Rouncivalland the Parson. The Pardoner, who is first introduced on page 48, is the most complex of all pilgrims. He is an intellect and uses his advanced psychological means to obtain his objectives. There are many incidences of which the Pardoner deceived the other pilgrims by the Tabard to believe that he

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    example, but some of the bad ones were the ones who were supposed to be holy people such as the Pardoner and Summoner. The Summoner was a church official who was responsible for summoning the sinners before the ecclesiastical courts. Chaucer shows his great hatred for the two characters of the corrupt Summoner and Pardoner. He groups them together as partners in spiritual crime and makes the Pardoner go along with his brother the Summoner in a song about immoral love. The Summoner has filthy physical

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    They ignored the Canon law, which is an ecclesiastical law that governs the Roman Catholic Church. This triggered Chaucer to satirize the corruption through his use of comedic, pleasant ridicule of human vices with his characters, the Pardoner, the Monk, the Prioress, the Summoner and the Friar. He incorporates the seven deadly sins in his stories, which are pride, envy, sloth, gluttony, avarice, lechery and wrath to explain the fall of man with his religion. The Canterbury

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    representative, the Pardoner, for instance, is to be a scammer of gullible believers. His tale is an ironic narrative that speaks about human morality. The Pardoner's tale is of three men finding fortune to have a better life and defeat death, but end up killing each other. Though the use of irony in "The Pardoner's Tale" satirizes both the corruption of the Catholic Church and individual human greed and materialism as evidenced by the characters in the tale and the Pardoner himself. The prologue

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    The Pardoners Prologue and Tale is filled with such irony that the Pardoner is seen as pathetic. To begin, in his prologue, he says, “for my exclusive purpose is to win and not at all to castigate their sin” (The Pardoners Prologue). He then goes on to say that “I preach nothing but for greed and gain” (The Pardoners Prologue). After he tells the entourage what kind of man he is, he then says that just because

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    beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own.” In Chaucer’s writing he uses satire to describe many different ideas. First Chaucer is trying to trick people, and trying to make them laugh. In the three sections, general prologue, the Pardoners tale, and the Wife of Bath Tales, all have specific examples of satire. Satire is the use of humor, irony, exaggeration, or ridicule to expose and criticize people's stupidity or vices, particularly in the context of contemporary politics and other

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    choice, moral, characters, enjoyment, and the overall feeling the reader gets from the story. In The Pardoner’s Tale, the plot is that most people will say anything and everything, so that other people can view them a certain way. For example, The Pardoner pretends to be this all holy man who wants to relieve everyone of their sins so that they may all go to heaven and not perish in hell, but that is not his true

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    “Every poet arrives at some sense of how language works. Chaucer 's engagement, like that of the greatest literary figures, goes beyond the brilliant, skillful use of language as a tool of expression, beyond what we usually call 'talent, '" note academics Douglas Wurtele, David Williams, and Robert Myles. They eloquently phrase the wit and mechanics adeptly applied by Chaucer in his forging of a new written language. Not only does he manage to forge this language, but he uses his academic wit and

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    of the Church is best demonstrated in the Pardoner’s Prologue, in contradiction with the Parson’s Tale, and the level of power within the Church structure. These are two of the stories of the many that are in The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer uses the Pardoner as a high level leader who is corrupt and yet enables him to convert the sinners even if he does it for personal gain. While the Parson is of lower standing in the Church, he is not corrupt, and gives the message to the pilgrims so that they might

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    hypocritical tendencies are abundant in the Canterbury Tales. Throughout the story, Chaucer ridicules the human criticizes the human failing of hypocrisy through the examples of the Pardoner, the Merchant, and the Friar. One character Chaucer uses to ridicule hypocrisy is the Pardoner. Throughout the description of the pardoner, it is shown that he is corrupt. He uses lies and flattery to take advantage of people, often by selling them fake holy relics: “And with these relics, any time he found some

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    uses the Pardoners Prologue and the Pardoners Tale to incorporate a perfect example of how authors can depict a life lesson with a character acting out of greed and not thinking about how their actions may affect their future. In the Pardoners Tale, the Pardoner tells a story of three friends who end up dying because of their greed. The Pardoner is doing this for his own greedy pleasures; he tells this story so the people who have lived a life of sin and greed will want to buy the pardoners relics

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    are heading to Canterbury Cathedral. In this book, the pardoner and the reeve show antipodal characters in many ways. The pardoner is beautiful blonde hair man who is being loved by everyone. However he is very corrupted and smart and sells fake religious stuff to people saying very good compliment. On the other hand, the reeve is very serious and honest business man. He is very smart enough to know what criminals think and do. The pardoner story-tells a great example (or tale?) of seven deadly sins

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