• Chaucer's Contribution
    . Literature is generally subject to the 'law of evolutionary development. And though a man may do more than others by way of contributing to this development we should be chary of inferring upon him the medal of fatherhood. When it is said that Chaucer is the father of English poetry, and even the father...
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  • litrary tradition and Chauser
    Literary Tradition and Chaucer. Geoffery Chaucer is known as the "Father of English literature" and is widely considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages. He was the first poet to be buried in Poet's cornerof Westminister Abbey. While he achieved fame during his lifetime as an...
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  • Chaucer
    that Chaucer is the father of English poetry, and even the father of English literature we broadly mean that his contribution to the evolution of English poetry or literature is much more significant than that of his contemporaries and predecessors, and to be similarly rated is his introduction of...
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  • Chaucer's Profile
    legitimacy of the vernacular English language, rather than French or Latin. Chaucer was born around 1343 in London. His father and grandfather were both London wine merchants (vintners); historical evidence indicates that Chaucer's family was well-to do—upper middle-class if not in the elite. Chaucer's...
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  • Chaucer
    humorous. Geoffrey Chaucer’s work is relevant because he was the first to write in English, hence the name given to him “The Father of English Poetry.” Geoffrey Chaucer’s work is still studied today because he wrote in a way that is appealing to all individuals. He was one of the few people in his...
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  • Geoffrey Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer and the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer, the Father of English Poetry, is a famous English writer from the fourteenth century, who has been popular throughout the ages. Though writing is not his profession in his life, Chaucer has made great contribution to the founding and...
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  • BS ENGLISH
    French chausseur, meaning "shoemaker".) Geoffrey Chaucer’s father name was John Chaucer and mother name was Agnes Copton Geoffrey Chaucer was died in 25 October 1400 his age 56–57 years. His occupation was Author, poet, philosopher, bureaucrat, diplomat He is known as the Father of English Poetry...
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  • satire,humour and irony in the prologue to the canterbury tales
    ” G.K.Chesterton’s phrase: “If Chaucer is the father of English poetry,he certainly is the gran father of English novel.” According to Peter Ustinvo: “Humour is simply a funny thing of being serious” The Free Dictionary define Irony as: The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to...
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  • An Introduction to Chaucer
    he covered, were without precedent in English. Because of this, scholars often refer to Chaucer as ‘the father of English poetry’. Chaucer also used the English language in new and sophisticated ways. He often ‘borrowed’ words from French or Latin in order to extend the vocabulary available to...
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  • English Poetry During Chaucer's Age
    CHAUCER Chaucer the father of English poetry, lived in the Middle English period. It is convenient to divide chaucer’s literary output into 3 stages. The French period: in the first phase as a writer, Chaucer leaned heavily on French sources and French forms. This is evident in “ The Book of the...
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  • Major Characteristics of the Age of Chaucer to Romantic Literature.
    literary ideas of this period. The spirit of romance pervades every writings of the time. Major writers of this age: 1. John Wyclif (1324-84), the father of English prose; Translate Bible into English 2. Geoffrey Chaucer (1340-1400) Teoilus and Criseyde Canterbury Tales 3...
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  • Aleksssiii
    Conquest was that the structure and vocabulary of the English language changed to such an extent that Chaucer, even if he had come across a manuscript of Old English poetry, would have experienced far more difficulty construing the language than with medieval Latin, French, or Italian. If a King...
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  • Geoffrey Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde
    Catholic Church. Although England too had its plages and troubles in this same century, it developed a character which it has never yet lost, and which was best exemplified, for this time, in Geoffrey Chaucer, the Father of English Poetry. Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?-1400) The greatest poet of...
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  • Literature
    of French influence, when, though writing in English, he drew inspiration from the rich French poetry of the period, which was produced partly in France, partly in England. Chaucer experimented with the numerous lyric forms which the French poets had brought to perfection; he also translated, in...
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  • Geoffrey Chauser
    1350s Revival of alliterative poetry in the West and North-West of England. 1356 English victory at the battle of Poitiers. King John of France is captured and lives at the English court from 1357 until 1360. 1357 Chaucer became page in the household of Elizabeth de Burgh, Countess of Ulster...
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  • Term Paper
    . Chaucer was born in 1340, and he died in 1400. He was called the father of English Poetry. Until this time most literary efforts were written in Latin. Chaucer may have been the first Englishman to write in English. It is not known because it is possible of lost literature. It is not known if others...
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  • Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Period English Literature
    Renaissance, poetry critic George Puttenham had identified Chaucer as the father of the English literary canon. Chaucer’s project to create a literature and poetic language for all classes of society succeeded, and today Chaucer still stands as one of the great shapers of literary narrative and...
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  • Author Studies
    Author Studies Chaucer Geoffrey Chaucer was born in 1343 London, United Kingdom and died October 25, 1400. Chaucer was married to Philippa Roet for twenty one years, and had four kids. He is known as the Father of English literature, and is considered the greatest English poet of the Middle Ages...
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  • Geoffery Chaucer
    Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London sometime around 1343, though the precise date and location of his birth remain unknown. His father and grandfather were both London vintners; several previous generations had been merchants in Ipswich. (His family name derives from the French chausseur, meaning...
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  • Canterbury Tales
    Tales using his own form, the heroic couplet, a pair of rhyming lines with five stressed syllables each. Geoffrey Chaucer(c.1343-1400) Considered the father of English poetry Wrote in the vernacular- common language of the people ( English) Served as a soldier, government servant. and member of Parliament Introduced iambic pentameter First writer buried in Westminster Abbey ...
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