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Things of Now came from Then Wow Thats almost all I have to say about Canterbury Tales so far I am totally amazed by the variety of professions the pilgrims had Even more so by the level of intelligence that was included at the time period A doctor a lawyer a knight many clergymen and scholars I was waiting for Chaucer to begin rhyming about a surgeon or the CEO of a major company The pilgrims for the most part were of affluent and intelligent backgrounds that in particular amazed me Furthermore I was able to see very specific similarities between Chaucers descriptions of then and my personal observations of today Through out the poem there is a definite connection to the people of that era and I am a little more aware of why we are the way we are in the present As far as I can understand the author is portraying his views of the people he is traveling with and is defining them for the reader He includes with all a title of profession some sort of description as to their personality or their profession and in most he include what clothing the person wore Since he did not give names to all the pilgrims I am guessing that he did not get to know every single one of the on familiar terms I guess those who are named in the prologue can be considered lucky they must have been Chaucers friends In this small portion of the Canterbury Tales there was an extremely large amount of information and I feel that all of it is relevant for comparison to present day However I found only a few of particular interest One such pilgrim was the lawyer or the sergeant at the law as Chaucer titled him I believe that Chaucer was impressed by a majority of the people he was with which is conveyed in his writing along with other
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