"The Canterbury Tales" is an anthology of 24 tales written in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer in 1475, mostly in verse and some are in prose. The narrator commences the General Prologue with a description of spring, a time of the year when people wish to go on a pilgrimage. The tales are narrated by […]
Geoffrey Chaucer was one of the greatest poets of the late Middle Ages and is considered to be the father of English poetry. His writings prove that he was closely familiar with many books of his contemporary writers and of earlier periods and was probably fluent in several languages (French, Italian, and Latin).