Chaucer Miller's Tale
GRIN Verlag, 2010 - 40 pages
Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 2,0, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen (Amerikanistik und Anglistik), course: Seminar, language: English, abstract: In this paper I will show some special aspects of the Miller's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer. The goal is to show how Chaucer used the iambic pentameter and why he does not constantly stick to it. Therefore I start with an introduction of the content, that includes the general prologue, the prologue to the tale and the tale itself.
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