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English 110L The Friar in his tale accuses the Summoner of being in cahoots with the Devil He opens his tale by strongly condemning a Summoner in his district The Friar says of this Summoner To give the man his due and not to skimp he was a thief a summoner and a Pimp The Friar accuses him of blackmail and bribery along with many other sinful charges However the most serious criticism comes when he tells a story of the Summoner and his meeting with a Devil The Friar tells a story of how the Summoner decides to make a pact with the Devil The two set of to see what good Catholics they can Damn The portrayal of a Summoner so eagerly joining with the fiend is one that is meant to cast the whole profession as an evil lot This is emphasized in there meeting The Summoner says he is a bailiff because according to the Friar He did not dare for very filth and shame say that he was a Summoner for the name The Summoner after finding out the true nature of his brother rides on with him to make a profit The Friar is trying to give Summoners the appearance of being all about money He accuses them of having no real faith and a total lack of conscience The Friars accusation that the Summoner would knowingly work with the Devil is possibly the worst insult that could be leveled against an agent of the Church He depicts the Summoner as a heartless exploiter of the faithful both hard working and helpless Though a short tale it is very condemning and critical towards the occupation of Summoner in general Claiming that they extort their living and would do anything for money Theres an old fiddler here an ancient wreck Dear brother who would rather break her neck than lose a penny of her goods Too bad shell have to
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