Religion In Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

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The Middle Ages is filled with a variety of different authors. Whether it be poets, novelists, or short story writers, these authors focused on certain topics in their works. The theme of religion is very prominent in the stories of Middle Age writers. One Middle Age writer, Chaucer, creates stories that have a heavy influence of religion and are like the parables of Jesus. A collection of some of Chaucer’s works are called The Canterbury Tales. The Canterbury Tales is a combination of stories that a group of pilgrims share with each other. This group is traveling to Canterbury to pay homage, and along the way they exchange various stories of comedy and tragedy. Each story has an important lesson about life, much like Jesus’ parables. The
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