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    Geoffrey Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer was a poet, a writer, and of course a diplomat. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in the early hours of 1340s to John Chaucer, a vintner and assistant to the king's butler. As a boy, he was a leaf to the Countess of Ulster. (Lombardi) Chaucer was the most famous for writing his unfinished Canterbury tales. (Geoffrey Chaucer) He was born in London, only problem is, the exact date and place are unknown. From his writings Chaucer emerges as poet of love, both worldly and heavenly

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    Bullet points on Geoffrey Chaucer He traveled in France with the Royal Service in the early to mid-1360S King Edward Handed Mr. Geoffrey a pension of 20 marks for his service with the Royal Service. Geoffrey married Philippa Roet in 1366. She was the daughter of Sir Payne Roet In 1368 Geoffrey Chaucer became one of King Edward III's esquires. His held spot in the community sent him on diplomatic missions, also giving time to get himself known with the work of poets such as Petrarch and Dante

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    +Chaucer as a Narrator – his technique and style. As Dryden had correctly remarked, Chaucer was a man of the most comprehensive nature, because he took into the compass of The Canterbury Tales the various manners and humors of the English society as an integrated whole in his age. Yes, the Morning Star of English Literature – Geoffrey Chaucer, is indeed a great story teller and his descriptive and narrative skills have been praised by critics over time and again. He is very simple, natural and

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    that survived the passage of time. I will be discussing the life, the works, and the impact of Geoffrey Chaucer. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1340, London, England. He is the son of John and Agnes de Copton Chaucer. Chaucer's family were wine merchants. Chaucer’s first job was as a page for Elizabeth, the countess of Ulster. Elizabeth was the wife of Prince Lionel, the third son of Edward III. Chaucer was in King Edward's army during early parts of the Hundred Years War in 1359. Unfortunately

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    dominated society. “Millions are condemned to a stiller doom than mine, and millions are in silent revolt against their lot.” As Charlotte Brontë and many other authors have found, it is seemingly unfair that these roles are the way they are. Geoffrey Chaucer also explores this reality with his creation of the Wife of Bath’s Tale. Although her thoughts may have been a bit different from Brontë’s, the character portrayed in this tale explores the duality of both challenging and upholding the patriarchy

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    Geoffrey Chaucer 1343-1400 LIFE Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1343, London, England, at his parents’ house on Thames Street. He was delivered into an upper class family, part of the bourgeois class who had made their fortune through the lucrative London wine trade and were well connected to powerful people. He went to St. Paul’s Cathedral School, where French was likely to have been spoken (he spoke both French and English at home to his parents) and he would have familiarized himself with the writings

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    In The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer introduced and described a variety of fictional characters that lived in the Middle Ages. It was the time period that European civilians were governed by a system called feudalism. Where kings were the head of the system and everyone was categorized in social classes. In the prologue of The Canterbury Tales the first character introduced was the knight. Geoffrey Chaucer depicts the knight correctly by characterizing him as a chivalrous and honorable man,

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    It is unknown when Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Canterbury Tales, but it is assumed that he wrote it in 1387. There are many different aspects and themes throughout this paper that are very prominent. One theme that is very important is the importance of company. This entire tale is about twenty-nine pilgrims who all tell tales while on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket in Canterbury. The importance of company is that this is a pilgrimage that requires companions and friendship. Though

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    Geoffrey Chaucer A poet named Geoffrey Chaucer was born around 1340, most likely at his parents’ home on Thames Street in the heart of England at the time: London. Chaucer’s family was of the bourgeois class, descended from a very affluent family who made their money by wine trading in upper-class London. According to a few sources, Chaucer’s father, John, carried on their family's wine business. Historians believe that Geoffrey Chaucer attended the St. Paul’s Cathedral School, where he probably

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    ages. Prior to and at this point in time, people tend to be more conservative and to themselves. Geoffrey Chaucer, the author of these stories does something most authors didn’t do at this time, he ironically pointed out the flaws of the medieval English society. He does this by using estate satire. The Canterbury Tales is a great example of the British human experience at that point in time. Chaucer does a great job describing each character, almost painting a picture in your head, giving you a

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