The Canterbury Tales Questions and Answers
by Geoffrey Chaucer

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What are some major events of The Canterbury Tales?

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Excellent selections of tales. Another rather important event in the novel is Chaucer's depiction of himself as a character. As the writer of Canterbury Tales, he has other characters cut his own character's tale short because it's too boring...something not many other authors would concede to!

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Each person's tale could be considered an "event," but here are a few of my favorites:

The Miller's Tale: Here the slightly intoxicated Miller (carpenter) relates a comic tale that is a bawdy parody of the then-popular "high romance" stories. The crux of the tale is...

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