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The Merchant's Prologue and Tale (Cambridge School Chaucer)

ISBN13: 9780521787536
ISBN: 052178753X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $13.75
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Pages: 112
Average Goodreads rating: 3.34/5 (33 ratings)

Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. As well as the complete text of the Merchant'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 life. Guided by the suggestions for study and the wide range of helpful information, students will readily appreciate Chaucer's wit and sense of irony, his love of controversy and his delight in character portrayal.