bookreport, the canterbury tales

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Women In The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer serves as a moral manual for the1300’s and years after. Through the faults of both men and woman, he shows ineach persons story what is right and wrong and how one should live. Under thesurface, however, lies a jaded look and woman and how they cause for thedownfall of men. “The Knight’s Tale” is one of chivalry and upstanding moral behavior. However, …

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…considered something of a whore. It is not only in three narration’s that women are thought of as having an evil-like quality, that they always tempt and take from men, but in almost every one of the stories. They are depicted of untrustworthy, selfish and very vain throughout the collection of tales. Chaucer obviously has very opinionated views of the marriage and the opposite sex and expresses it very strongly in The Canterbury Tales.