Geoffrey Chaucer Biography (1343-1400) KNOWN AS THE FATHER OF ENGLISH POETRY.
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Chaucer Biography Lived at the _______________Father was:__________________________________Family was upper-middle class; therefore, Chaucer was_________________________________________________________________________
end of the Middle Ages.An English poet.
A wealthy wine merchant.
Educated in reading classics.
Taught religion (remained religious all of his life.)
Chaucer Biography Well educated. Versed in 3 languages:___________________________________________________Wrote and spoke in the _______ , colloquial Middle English.Best known for ______________
Latin church + education
English common people.
vernacularThe Canterbury Tales.
Chaucer continuedBefore Chaucer ______ was not fashionable._____ was considered the language of learning:____________________________________ EnglishLatinScience
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 ______________
EnglishthreeLondonpagepatronagepatronHundred Years War.
Chaucer continued__________to European courts by 1370.Appointed ______________ in 1385.Member of ________.Died in ______.
The 1st poet buried in the __________________________.AmbassadorJustice of the PeaceParliament1400Poets Corner of Westminster Abbey
Chaucer continuedFor Chaucer _____ came 1st.First ______published in 1369.Two important ____________in 1386.Travels in _____from 1372 to 1378.Was influenced by:_________________________________[bokkatto]) _____________
WORKpoemsepic allegoriesItalyPetrarchDanteGiovanni Boccaccio
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 __________________
Both based on similar_____.FRAME STORYintroductory narrative one to tell a storyNoblesa pilgrimage.plots
The Canterbury Taleshttp://youtu.be/SuaQzKPIf9o