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

Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide


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**Unlock the more straightforward side of The Merchant’s Tale with this
concise and insightful summary and analysis!**

This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Merchant’s Tale by Geoffrey
Chaucer, which centres on marriage, a common theme running through _The
Canterbury Tales_ , as the old Januarie weds – and is eventually cuckolded by
– the young and beautiful Maye. The Tale shares many features with the bawdy,
humorous _fabliau_ , although it also stands out from this genre with its
refined setting, noble characters and sophisticated style. 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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