Some info on The Canterbury Tales

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  • Created on: 28-03-12 20:40

The Canterbury Tales:

  • A collection of tales written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer at the end of the 14th century
  • Mostly in prose (the ordinary form of spoken or written language, without metrical structure, as distinguished from poetry or verse).
  • Told as part of a story - telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral.
  • These pilgrims include a Knight, his son the Squire…


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