Chaucer’s Contribution to English Language & Literature is of paramount importance in the history of English literature. It was Chaucer who transformed English into a full fledged language.
Chaucer became the 'father of English literature' when he published his clever Canterbury Tales in vernacular English, the first English author to do so.
In both The Knights Tale and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, animal imagery supports and furthers the themes and plots of the novels. Chaucer's main characters Palamon and Arcite in his novel The Knight's Tale are both described with...
This hub explores salient features of the Age of Chaucer. It shows you what events occurred during the age of Chaucer and how they impacted the personality of Chaucer.
As a storytelling competition between a diverse hodge-podge of characters from many different walks of life, The Canterbury Tales abound with covert jabs, overt insults, and a general atmosphere of constant one-upmanship. Perhaps nowhere is this...
What do you do when your friend is going through hard time? Geoffrey Chaucer knew what to do...in poetic verses of Middle English vernacular. Here's an analysis of an "advice" (Dear Abby in verse).
A treatment of Chaucer’s views on dream theories and origins and the foreshadowing of what would eventually emerge as modern theories of dream origins and functions
One fine spring day, thirty pilgrims set off from Harry Bailey's inn in Southwark for the shrine of Thomas A Becket in Canterbury. - Amazon
An analysis of Geoffrey Chaucer's poem, 'Truth' - a homiletic ballade intended by Chaucer as a source of advice and guidance for the reader.
An examination of the Clerk's Tale and a few different ways it can be read. This classic tale can be read dramatically, allegorically, or even as being in agreement with the Wife of Bath.