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    Prologue of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, the Sergeant or Man of Law is portrayed as any lawyer might be. Chaucer notes in his opening lines about the Man of Law that he is “wise,” “well endowed with superior qualities and keen practical sense,” and “judicious and with much dignity,” which are all justifiable qualities of a good lawyer. Chaucer, therefore, creates a believable and realistic character with his descriptions. However, when the Man of Law tells his tale, a Christian Romance about Dame Custance

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    Summary and Analysis of The Man of Law's Tale Fragment II The Words of the Host to the Company and Prologue to the Man of Law's Tale: The host speaks to the rest of the travelers, telling them that they can regain lost property but not lost time. The host suggests that the lawyer tell the next tale, and he agrees to do so, for he does not intend to break his promises. He says that we ought to keep the laws we give to others. He even refers to Chaucer, who works ignorantly and writes poorly

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    aims to analyze and examine the symbol of two female characters in The Man of Law’s Tale and The Merchant’s Tale in Cantenbury Tales. One of the purposes of this paper is to demonstrate differences between two women’s characteristic features and their behaviours to male characters. It will also shortly mention about positions of women in the medieval England society which was patriarchal or misogynist by depending on these two tales. The dictionary defines patriarchal “ relating to a systen rule by males

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    One recurring theme in Geoffrey Chaucer’s, The Canterbury Tales, is payback. Many of the tales are fabliaux, so they consist of naughty characters and oodles of payback. The characters each possess multiple characteristics, including caritas and cupiditas. Because of these traits, the characters in Chaucer’s tales are often prone to partake in immoral or moral activities. The activities result in payback dished out and received. The payback can come in many forms, including vengeful, violent, childish

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    The character study of Canterbury Tales was approached in two levels. First, the interesting characters which joined the pilgrimage to Canterbury were described. Second, the interesting characters which were described in the tales of those who joined the pilgrimage were also discussed. This was done to present the comparison and contrast of the variety of characters in the tales and their representations in society. Among those who participated in the pilgrim, the following characters appeared interesting:

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    Summary and Analysis of The Physician's Tale (The Canterbury Tales) The Physician's Tale: As Titus Livius tells us, there was once a knight called Virginius who had many friends, much wealth, and a loving wife and daughter. The daughter possessed a beauty so great that even Pygmalion could not create her equal. She was also humble in speech and avoided events in which her virtue could be compromised. There was a judge, Appius who governed the town who saw the knight's daughter, and lusted after

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    Canterbury Tales Evaluation The Canterbury Tales is considered one of the greatest works done in the Middle English. Geoffrey Chaucer has all thirty pilgrims tell tales to see who can tell the most moral and entertaining tale. These pilgrims try to tell the best tale to their ability, some do not always follow the script. All of the canterbury tales have different kinds of morals and entertainments that these pilgrims express while on their way to the Canterbury. In The Canterbury Tales chaucer uses

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    Insight into Human Nature in Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, (written c. 1387), is a richly varied compilation of fictional stories as told by a group of twenty-nine persons involved in a religious pilgrimage to Canterbury, England during the fourteenth century. This journey is to take those travelers who desire religious catharsis to the shrine of the holy martyr St. Thomas a Becket of Canterbury. The device of a springtime pilgrimage provided Chaucer

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    The Canterbury

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    The Canterbury The Canterbury Tales begins with the introduction of each of the pilgrims making their journey to Canterbury to the shrine of Thomas a Becket. These pilgrims include a Knight, his son the Squire, the Knight's Yeoman, a Prioress, a Second Nun, a Monk, a Friar, a Merchant, a Clerk, a Man of Law, a Franklin, a Weaver, a Dyer, a Carpenter, a Tapestry-Maker, a Haberdasher, a Cook, a Shipman, a Physician, a Parson, a Miller, a Manciple, a Reeve, a Summoner, a Pardoner, the Wife of

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    which confuses the lawyer who takes it as a simple “no.” The lawyer appears to be a kind man that tries to help Bartleby, but he actually is a weak owner of a business and has no power over his employees. He could have saved Bartleby if he would have just faced the problem instead of running away to another office. In the story the author makes Bartleby appear to be a defiant character, but he is actually a man who suffered from repetitive and boring working in the dead-letter office. Bartleby's tenure

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