The Canterbury Tales is a collection of 24 stories that runs to over 17,000 lines
written in Middle ... a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel
together on a journey from Londo...
The Pilgrims The Host (Harry Bailey) The owner of the Tabard Inn, who
volunteers to travel with the pilgrims. He promises to keep everyone happy, be
The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story Characters ... voice, we
learn the most about his character from the way he describes other pilgrims.
1. KEY***The Canterbury Tales Pilgrim Chart (from the “Prologue”) ***KEY.
Pilgrim. Transportation. Major Physical. Traits/ and. Distinguishing. Features.
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If we trust the General Prologue, Chaucer intended that each pilgrim should tell
two tales on the way to Canterbury and two tales on the way back. He never ...
From the Wife of Bath to the Knight to the Pardoner, The Canterbury Tales gives
... in dress and speech, though the highest in rank of the pilgrims to Canterbury, ...
In The Canterbury Tales, the narrator sets out on a pilgrimage to Canterbury
along with twenty-nine other people. They agree to a storytelling contest in order
haucer began writing Canterbury Tales between 1385 and 1389, during one of
the darkest periods of his life. His wife and several close friends and patrons ...
Pilgrimage is an important motif in a wide range of medieval texts. ... most
important aspect of real-life pilgrimage used by Chaucer in the Canterbury Tales
is the ...