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plotWhat is the plot of the miller's tale??

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monicaw06 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 12, 2007 at 11:31 AM via web

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What is the plot of the miller's tale??

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malibrarian | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted December 4, 2007 at 8:09 PM (Answer #2)

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This is one of the bawdier tales, and it concerns the extramarital affair of Alison, who is married to

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malibrarian | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted December 4, 2007 at 8:12 PM (Answer #3)

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(continued from previous post)...Alison, who is married to John (a carpenter), with Nicholas, a young student. Things get complicated because Absalom, another man, is also obsessed with Alison and is trying to "woo" her as well. Everything goes nuts when Nicholas convinces John that a flood is coming, just like the one in Genesis, and John hides in large tubs suspended from the ceiling.

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