Geoffrey Chaucer portrays “The Wife of Bath” as the most entertaining character in “The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” as indicated by its summary.
Category: Geoffrey Chaucer
He gathered Middle English dialect and started writing poetry in it due to which we call Chaucer father of English poetry, language and literature.
We find Geoffrey Chaucer “Canterbury Tales” close to reality because everything in it is based on the technique of realism.
Geoffrey Chaucer becomes a poet of connected link between the medieval and modern wolds so far as English poetry is concerned. He is poet of both ages.
Geoffrey Chaucer belongs to medieval era and can only be called representative of his age if genial representation of medieval life is found in his poetry.
“The Prologue to the Canterbury Tales” shows Chaucer’s exceptional art of characterization. Marvelous art of characterization represents Chaucer’s whole era
Knight and parson are very minutely painted by the poet in “Prologue to the Canterbury Tales”. Knight represents feudalism and parson symbolizes religion.