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Corruption In The Summoner's The Canterbury Tales

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The narrator in the Canterbury Tales is a character names Chaucer. He describes all of the character and brings to light their good and bad traits One character in the Canterbury Tales that is criticized in the story is the Summoner. The Summoner is supposed to be good with money and to be corrupt in his moral. He is greatly mocked for many of his traits and qualities. One quality he is mocked for is his appearance. He is very unattractive in nature but it could be fixed if he would “clean up his whelks of knobby white or purge the pimples sitting on his cheeks.” (130, lines 650-651). Chaucer criticizes the Summoners appearance because it is a representation of his morals because he is corrupt in his acts and behaviors which is shown by the
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