Which pilgrims does Chaucer not like?
He was a jester and could poetize, But mostly all of sin and ribaldries. Here, we can see that Chaucer characterizes the Miller as a somewhat ugly cheater who’s also fond of telling dirty jokes. Based on this description, which seems to be mostly negative, we could reasonably assume that Chaucer dislikes this pilgrim.
Which character in Canterbury Tales do you feel was the most flawed?
Chaucer shows, from the first couplet, that the Monk is a much-flawed character, whose overriding interest in hunting.
Why is the end of the Pardoner’s Tale ironic?
It is ironic that when they gave up their search for Death, they set upon the path that would take them directly to it; it was their greed that led to their deaths.
What does personification of death as a mother suggest?
What does personification of Death as a mother suggest? Death can be a comforter by taking away the pain; a relief from suffering.
What does the Pardoner admit that he does wrong?
Why does the Pardoner admit that he preaches to make a personal profit? He is so immoral he’s proud of his vice; he may be carried away with his own cleverness in using this tale. In medieval times, people were keenly aware of the seven deadly sins: pride, avarice, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth.
What motivation for the Pardoner’s telling his tale is revealed and why is his motivation ironic?
What motivation for the Pardoner’s telling his tale is revealed in these lines? The motivation for the Pardoner is to get money from the host. -You never know when you may die and could come at a moments notice.
Do the rioters get what they deserve?
Do the rioters get what they deserve? Yes, the murders’ were murdered.
What did the three revelers vow to embark on?
The three of them make a vow to find Death and kill him, saying to each other, “And we wol sleen this false traytour Deeth . . . By Goddes dignitee, er it be nyght” (lines 669–701). On their quest to kill Death, they are told that Death is sitting under a nearby tree.