Geoffrey Chaucer 's The Canterbury Tales Essay

1268 Words Jan 15th, 2016 6 Pages
In the Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer uses a precognitive rooster, a women who has sovereignty of her husband in his book “The Nun’s Priest Tale,” and “The Wife of Bath’s Tale.” the rooster dreams of a fox attacking him, he goes over this with his wife but she sees things differently she thinks he’s been eating too much and a laxative will clear it all up. The rooster, defeats his wife Pertelote by citing authors from his reading. Pertelote has no comment. As rooster goes to the yard he sees a red furry fox, the fox succeedingly asks the rooster to sing, while the rooster is singing the fox deviously encourages the rooster by saying he’s singing beautifully the roosters confidence has been boosted and he sings louder, but he makes the mistake of closing his eyes when he sings this time. In doing this Mr. fox grabs rooster by the throat and runs away from the yard and notices that he is being chased by the household. The fox shouts at the pursuers and the rooster flies into a tree. The precognitive rooster can be related to men in the Bile who help kings and others predict dreams. For example Daniel, he helped Nebuchadnezzar interpret his dreams by God giving him the power to. Daniel 2:(“ Daniel replied, “No wise man, enchanter, magician or diviner can explain to the king the mystery he has asked about, 28 but there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries. He has shown King Nebuchadnezzar what will happen in days to come. Your dream and the visions that passed through…

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