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LITERATURE NOTES - THE CANTERBURY TALES
6. Attempt a critical appreciation of the female characters in the "General
Prologue to The Canterbury Tales".
7. Comment on Chaucerís portraiture of the ecclesiastic characters and the
state of the church in the fourteenth century.
8. Analyze the good and idealized characters in the "General Prologue
To The Canterbury Tales".
9. Comment on Chaucerís representation of the fourteenth century English society.
10. Write a critical essay on Chaucerís use of the pilgrimage as a structural
device in "The Canterbury Tales".
11. Write a note on Chaucerís use of irony.
12. Analyze the plot structure of "The Canterbury Tales".
13. Which is the best tale according to you and why?
14. Write a note on the marriage group of tales.
15. Attempt an allegorical interpretation of "The Canterbury Tales".
16. Discuss Chaucerís ironic portraiture of the Prioress.
17. What is the main theme of the Wife of Bathís Tale?
18. Is the Parsonís Tale an appropriate ending for "The Canterbury Tales"?
19. Does "The Canterbury Tales" appear as an unfinished fragment
or does it have narrative cohesiveness and wholeness expected of a work
20. Analyze "The Nun's Priestís Tale" as a mock - heroic beast fable.
21. Which is the most interesting character among the assorted group of pilgrims?
22. Write a biographical sketch of Chaucer and life in the Middle Ages.
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