The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer Essay

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The Canterbury Tales is a set of romantic, humorous, and ironic stories that provide a life lesson in the end. Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of The Canterbury Tales, portrayed these tales in their own unique ways from using different characters to make fun of each other and then writing another tale to get back at them to simply just showing his point of view on people. Chaucer is definitely selective in the types of people he prefers; while he is a feminist all the way, he cannot stand the religious class. His views on people are show straight through the tales he wrote; including, The Knight’s Tales, The Wife of Bath 's Tale, The Summoner’s Tale, The Miller’s Tale, The Reeve’s Tale, The Pardoner’s Tale, and a few more that were not read in class. Overall, Chaucer is seen to be a choosy type of person, liking only what he believes is right.
Geoffrey Chaucer is by far a feminist; he has total respect for women and gives them the best opportunities and outcomes throughout each tale. To start off, the first of the tales in the Canterbury Tales was the Knight’s Tale. The Knight’s Tale included three men and a woman; the Knight, Theseus, captured two men, Arcite and Palamon, and put them in jail where they both fell in love with Emily. In the end, the three people in the love triangle got what they wanted; however, Arcite ended up dieing and Palamon had to suffer many years in jail before marrying Emily, as Emily had no harm done to her. Emily she just had to marry someone she…

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