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    started the page process when he was fourteen. This is because of the act he was caught doing with the rebellious group of people and the Archbishop sentenced him into becoming a knight instead of being killed or fined. The author, however, talks about how this is extremely unusual and wouldn 't happen if his father didn 't have connections with the archbishop of if Albert never saved him so the information her corroborates with what the author includes in

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    accountant, who rose to become the Archbishop of Canterbury. Becket had worked for his cousin who was a banker. In 1145, Becket became confidant to then Archbishop Theobald of Canterbury. Theobald believed that the Church and the Crown should co-operate through a process of reasonable compromise. Theobald had cleaned up several situations that arose when the Pope tried to interfere in English affairs. At the

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    Shakespeare’s Henry V as seen in ‘The Wadsworth Shakespeare Second Edition’ presents the life of King Henry V who is indomitable to prove that he is capable of ruling England as well as France. After much conflict, both internal and external, and war Henry conquers France and triumphantly returns to England wooing Katherine, the French Princess, in an effort to link both countries by marriage. Henry V is categorised by many critics as “the most controversial of all Shakespearean histories” (Alcamo)

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    Gilvert of Thierceville and Matilda of Caen. Thomas Becket lived from December 21, 1118 to December 29, 1170. He was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral on December 29, 1170. Considering he died only at the age of 53, he accomplished a lot in his lifetime. Thomas Becket accomplished a lot of things in his life, but the main achievements that stand out to me are becoming the archbishop,

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    Darrius Jackson Professor Origill Western Civilization 11/19/2014 Voltaire's wrote Candide to show his view on how society and class, religion, warfare, and the idea of progress. Voltaire was a deist and he believed in religious equality, he wrote Candide to attack all aspects of its social structure by satirizing religion, society and social order by showing his hypocrisy. Voltaire was a prominent figure during the enlightenment era. Although he was not a typical enlightenment writer at his

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    Shakespeare’s play, Henry V, portrays the newly crowned king of England, King Henry V, as a committed, fearless, and relentless leader. France is England’s archenemy and their relationship only worsens after the Dauphin delivers a mocking message to England’s new king. The Dauphin frequently ridicules the English and King Henry, whereas, the King of France, Charles VI, does not underestimate Henry and his people as his son does. (Source B) Throughout the play, the two leaders display their differences

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    Margaret Atwood’s novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, argues that women are instruments of the patriarchy, that women know this, and that women allow the system of oppression to live on. Her fictions ask, “What stories do women tell about themselves? What happens when their stories run counter to literary conventions or society’s expectations?” (Lecker 1). The Handmaid’s Tale is told through the protagonist, Offred, and allows readers to follow through her life as a handmaid while looking back on how life

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    [attention getter]. Geoffrey Chaucer, in his novel The Canterbury Tales, deals with many tales of medieval life and morals. The writing follows a large group of pilgrims who have all been challenged to tell their best tale, one that teaches a valuable lesson, on the journey to Canterbury. Two of the stories told, “The Pardoner’s Tale” and “The Wife of Bath’s Tale”, make their points in very notable ways. The Pardoner tells a story of three men who come to pay for indulging in the sin of greed, while

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    Bath's Tale Romance

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    In my opinion the Wife of Bath’s Tale, which was written by Geoffrey Chaucer, is a story with Chivalric Romance in it since it has most of the elements that a Chivalric Romance have. The Wife of Bath’s Story has two wise and just rulers, namely King Arthur and Queen Guinevere. King Arthur had accepted the pleas of the ladies and his wife, Queen Guinevere in the court to spare his life but had to answer a question. This shows the fairness and the sense of justice in the King and Queen. The second

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    Arguably one of if not his best sketch would be his hob nobs sketch from the tour that didn’t tour tour. “Do you ever dip your biscuit in your tea and it breaks? I swear to god no matter how old you get you never get over that and you panic when it falls in, there’s nothing you can do, you can see it happening, it’s like slow motion “he begins the sketch using emotive language to show how passionate he is on the topic which the audience can relate to as mentioned earlier a lot of them have probably

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    In The Canterbury Tales, more than twenty pilgrims meet at the Tabard Inn, preparing to leave to Canterbury to visit the shrine of the archbishop, Saint Thomas Becket. Before the travellers had set off on their pilgrimage, a character known as the Host decided to create a game between them; all of the pilgrims would tell two tales during the entirety of the trip. Whoever would win would receive a free meal paid by the losers of the game and whoever decided to not participate in the game would be

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    Chaucer wrote the book: The Canterbury Tales, in which a group of men going on a journey all tell a tale. Within each tale is a moral lesson as well as each tale consists of a corrupt action committed within the church and is conveyed by those kind of characters within the story. One

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    In The Canterbury Tales, more than twenty pilgrims meet at the Tabard Inn, preparing to leave to Canterbury to visit the shrine of the archbishop, Saint Thomas Becket. Before the travellers had set off on their pilgrimage, a character known as the Host decided create a game between them; all of the pilgrims would tell two tales during the entirety of the trip. Who ever would win would receive a free meal paid by the losers of the game and who ever decided to not participate in the game would be forced

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    One of Chaucer’s most detailed, extensive and studies works is The Canterbury Tales. It tells the story of pilgrims both of noble and common classes within society, travelling from London to Canterbury. While they are staying at an inn they decide to take part in a story telling game or competition. Stories are heard from those such as the Knight, the Miller, the Pardoner and the Wife of Bath to name a few. Each tale is very different in the subject and virtues or morals it portrays. This is due

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    Geoffrey Chaucer wrote The Miller and The Pardoner’s Tale which are both fable tales that consists of entertainment, life lessons learned, and how the power of greed can overcome friendships. Geoffrey Chaucer wrote these tales as a part in determining one’s status in a world that is constantly changing economically, politically, and socially, Chaucer works in The Cantebury Tales were influenced by these forces. The Miller and The Pardoner’s Tale are similar texts in which both tales explain the significance

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    The love of money is the root of all evil. Sharing the tale of money, greed, and how it's evil is ironic for the Pardoner. Avarice is the true root of evil. The Pardoner starts off his talent by saying a Latin phrase that makes him seem ironic to tell this tale. The phrase helps figure out the moral of the story, “Radix malorum est cupiditas”(Chaucer 170), which means the love of money is the root of evil. This tale is ironic for the Pardoner to start off his prologue of the tale. His sermon was

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    Say One Thing, Mean Another (The Use of Satire in Canterbury Tales) “Filth and old age, I’m sure you will agree are powerful wardens upon chastity”(Chaucer). Chaucer, the father of English literature wrote a tale called Canterbury Tales where he told a story about a religious journey. This tale is made up of many different stories by characters that Chaucer made up to prove a point. Chaucer doesn 't agree with a lot of things that are going on in his society so Chaucer uses satire. Which is the use

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    One of the most critical ideas surrounding tragedies is fate and destiny. The idea that an individual’s life is predetermined is associated with many great works of Shakespeare, and transcending through stories, if human beings have free will. If all humans carry free will, does that mean that all humans are responsible for their crimes and inhumanities. Undoubtedly, both topics are explored through the play, but Macbeth corrupts himself with his own destructive actions. The Tragedy of Macbeth stems

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    In the gothic novel Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, the author, tells a tale of revenge and love as one man named Heathcliff, trudges through life. When Heathcliff was a child, the owner of Wuthering Heights, Mr. Earnshaw, took him in, and his presence in the house created conflict between himself and the other children living there. Most of it came from Hindley, Mr. Earnshaw’s son. Hindley later married Frances Earnshaw and became the head of the house after Mr. Earnshaw died. Shortly after giving

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    The Not So Righteous Friar In “The Canterbury Tales”, the Friar is the most immoral character. The Friar, Henry, breaks all four of the vows. Poverty, Obedience, Chastity, and Stability. “He was an easy man in penance-giving where he could make a decent living.” (Chaucer 227-228). From this quote you can clearly see that the Friar is breaking the vow of poverty. The vow of poverty is when a person promises to own nothing personally but to live modestly. To not be attached to material or worldly

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