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The Clerk's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer (Book Analysis), Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide
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The Clerk's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer (Book Analysis)

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

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Unlock the more straightforward side of The Clerk's Tale with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!
This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Clerk's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer, which tells the story of Griselda, a poor young woman who is subjected to a series of trials by her husband, the marquis of Saluces, in order to test her obedience. The text's source material is drawn from Boccaccio's Decameron and Petrarch's Latin translation of the story, but Chaucer complicates our interpretation of it and undercuts its apparent praise of wifely obedience. Geoffrey Chaucer was the author of The Canterbury Tales, a collection of stories which is one of the earliest known examples of English-language literature and has been a key influence on subsequent generations of writers.
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