Presenting one of the most humorous stories of "The Canterbury Tales" in an accessible format, this text includes "The Miller's Prologue", "The Reeve's Prologue" and "Portrait of the Miller". It includes supportive notes which provide details on the historical and literary background to the work. One section offers activities on key themes and techniques, such as the realism in Chaucer's settings, and his imagery and characterization. The text also gives practical guidance on reading Middle English, with a glossary and a ...

The Miller's Tale: Geoffrey Chaucer 1995, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198319887

English, Middle (1100-1500)

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