This week, we will be exploring a sampling of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Watch the video below for an introduction to The Canterbury Tales. We will also use Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales as the inspiration for your next Memoir Vignette.

Once you have watched the video, you will need to begin reading. Here is a link to an interlinear translation of the General Prologue.


The Wife of Bath’s Tale

The Pardoner’s Tale

The Miller’s Tale


Finally, here is the PowerPoint detailing some of the main thematic points from each of the tales: