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Published by E. Felber in Berlin .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey Chaucer; a critical edition, by John Koch.
SeriesEnglische textbibliothek,, 7
ContributionsKoch, John, 1850-1934, ed.
LC ClassificationsPR1868.P2 K6
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxii, 164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6926924M
LC Control Number03010740

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The "Pardoner's Tale" takes the form of an exemplum, a moral anecdote that emphasized binary character traits in order to make a point. Preachers used exempla to punctuate their sermons with vivid stories that would illustrate the point of church doctrine. Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. As well as the complete text of the Pardoner's Prologue and Tale, the student will find illustrated information on Chaucer's world, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom-tested activities to help bring the text to by: 5.   A vocal recording by David Patterson of The Pardoner's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer. This was given to me as a challenge to see how dramatic I could . Read The Pardoner's Tale - The Prologue of The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer. The text begins: OUR Hoste gan to swear as he were wood; "Harow!" quoth he, "by nailes and by blood, This was a cursed thief, a false justice. As shameful death as hearte can devise Come to these judges and their advoca's.* *advocates, counsellors Algate* this sely** maid is slain, alas! *nevertheless.