World Lit I

  • Identify some satirical aspects found in Chaucer’s characters or tales. 
  • Discuss the concept of “courtly love” and how it is epitomized and/or critiqued in Chaucer’s work.  
  • Out of the stories you read, what character left the biggest impression on you? Briefly describe that character and their significance to their tale, or the work as a whole.   
  • How do any of these tales, and/or the Canterbury Tales as a whole, compare to anything we’ve read in weeks 1-6? Think about this in terms of style, tone, structure, characters, or theme. 

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