Mythic Story Tellers In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

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In the modern period, with the growing influence on rationale views of the world the term myth has come to represent stories that are false more and more as years pass. Myth storytellers both past and present, on the other hand have assumed reality is to complex to grasp, so they have begun to rely on stories to provide at least a glimpse on complexity. Folklore, Courtly, and bourgeois are all closely related in the mythic world. All three originate in ancient myths. Each one of them have changed over the years to fit certain generations. Mythic story tellers have told stories for years, like the Trojan War, and supernaturalism like Zeus, but we as people for our children have twisted these stories to make them more interesting and understanding. Like when children think …show more content…
Although not much it has went through transformations that are different from the original version. For example the fact it’s not even wrote the same way it was originally wrote. So many authors have changed this story for our generation to be able to comprehend this piece. As many story tellers or authors have went through and changed it I’m sure they altered it a little bit to fit their society or the people around them. Also the Canterbury tales have changed in the way of many authors creating books with many stories in one. They have created this idea from the Canterbury tales. For example, “The Canterbury Tales, in any case, and would certainly have encountered the Decameron at least indirectly, if not in its pristine form” (The Canterbury/121). The Decameron by Giovanni Boccaccio is more similar to the Canterbury Tales than any other work. Like the Tales, it features a number of narrators who tell stories along a journey they have undertaken, but the journeys are different. It ends with an apology by Boccaccio, much like “Chaucer 's Retraction to the Tales” (Canterbury Tales), and the apology are in different

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