 Geoffrey Chaucer Biography (1343-1400) KNOWN AS THE FATHER OF ENGLISH POETRY

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<ul><li><p>Chaucer Biography Lived at the _______________Father was:__________________________________Family was upper-middle class; therefore, Chaucer was_________________________________________________________________________</p><p>end of the Middle Ages.An English poet.</p><p>A wealthy wine merchant.</p><p>Educated in reading classics.</p><p>Legal training.</p><p>Taught religion (remained religious all of his life.)</p></li><li><p>Chaucer Biography Well educated. Versed in 3 languages:___________________________________________________Wrote and spoke in the _______ , colloquial Middle English.Best known for ______________</p><p>Latin church + education</p><p>French court</p><p>English common people.</p><p> vernacularThe Canterbury Tales.</p></li><li><p>Chaucer continuedBefore Chaucer ______ was not fashionable._____ was considered the language of learning:____________________________________ EnglishLatinScience</p><p>Religion</p><p>DiplomacyLiterature</p></li><li><p>Chaucer continuedPeople accepted ______as written language mostly because of who Chaucer was.A high government official under _____ kings.Born in ______of wealthy parents.Became a____ for an eminent family.Noble ________as career advanced.King becomes his noble _____.Captured and ransomed in the ______________</p><p>EnglishthreeLondonpagepatronagepatronHundred Years War.</p></li><li><p>Chaucer continued__________to European courts by 1370.Appointed ______________ in 1385.Member of ________.Died in ______.</p><p>The 1st poet buried in the __________________________.AmbassadorJustice of the PeaceParliament1400Poets Corner of Westminster Abbey</p></li><li><p>Chaucer continuedFor Chaucer _____ came 1st.First ______published in 1369.Two important ____________in 1386.Travels in _____from 1372 to 1378.Was influenced by:_________________________________[bokkatto]) _____________</p><p>WORKpoemsepic allegoriesItalyPetrarchDanteGiovanni Boccaccio</p><p>The Decameron</p></li><li><p>Chaucer continuedThe Decameron vs. The Canterbury TalesBoth use a ________________an _________________within which_______ or more of the characters proceed __________________.In The Decameron___________ are fleeing from the plague.The Canterbury Tales The journey is __________________</p><p>Both based on similar_____.FRAME STORYintroductory narrative one to tell a storyNoblesa pilgrimage.plots</p></li><li><p>The Canterbury Taleshttp://youtu.be/SuaQzKPIf9o</p></li></ul>

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