attitudes of marriage in the cantebury tales

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Attitudes of marriage in Chaucerís The Canterbury Tales Krupa Desai Period 3-English H IV Ms. Saddik May 24, 1999 1 Chaucerís The Canterbury Tales, demonstrate many different attitudes and perceptions towards marriage. Some of these ideas are very traditional, such as that illustrated in the Franklinís Tale. On the other hand, other tales present a liberal view, such as the marriages portrayed in the Millerís and The Wife of Bathís tales. While several …

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