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The Pardoners Prologue and Tale (Cambridge School Chaucer)
The Pardoners Prologue and Tale (Cambridge School Chaucer)

Published: 20 April 2000
Pages: 80
Our Price: R187.00

Product Code: 9780521666459

Description Extended Information
Six-hundred-year-old tales with modern relevance. As well as the complete text of the The Pardoners Prologue and Tale, the student will find illustrated information on Chaucer's world, including a map of the Canterbury pilgrimage, a running synopsis of the action, an explanation of unfamiliar words, and a wide range of classroom-tested activities to help bring the text to life. Guided by the suggestions for study and the wide range of helpful information, students will readily appreciate Chaucer's wit and sense of irony, his love of controversy and his delight in character portrayal.
  • To help students' understanding and enjoyment of Chaucer, the Middle English text is on a facing page to the glossary, notes, activities and illustrations.
  • Suggestions for oral work and written assignments will help students to become involved with the text. The activities can be used at various levels to suit your students' abilities. There are also suggestions for essay and context questions and a section on further reading.
  • Further notes provide background information on The Canterbury Tales; include the social, political and religious contexts; and explore the main lexical problems Chaucer presents.

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