Pardoner's Tale

Pardoner’s Tale

three brothers kill each other for treasure. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Pardoner’s Tale”]
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The same might be said for several of the texts Stockton deals with in his book: explicitly scatological work by Jonson and Harrington, The Merry Wives of Windsor, All's Well That Ends Well, The Unfortunate Traveller, and the Pardoner's Tale primary among them.
Ubi Peccaverant, ibi Punirentur': The Oak Tree and the Pardoner's Tale.
They are aiming to create the informal atmosphere of a medieval tavern with live music and a fresh look at Chaucer's classic and often raunchy stories including The Miller's Tale, The Wife Of Bath's Tale and The Pardoner's Tale.
I did the Pardoner's Tale for A level and understood not a word of it," he recalls.
The Pardoner's tale is essentially an exemplum intended to illustrate the theme of his sermon, radix malorum est cupiditas ("the root of evil is cupidity," or greed).
Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales visitor attraction offers a highly entertaining programme of events throughout the year, from live style performances of the Pardoner's Tale to the somewhat bawdy Miller's Tale.
She makes connections around such themes as ancestral pasts, confrontation and colonial sensibility, psychic fracture, and the trickster and disclosure in The Pardoner's Tale.
At the end of the Pardoner's Tale we observe, for example, the way in which the Knight's intervention in the Host-Pardoner quarrel revisits this issue of anger and containment in a daily-life setting, outside the ideal romance setting that the Knight seems to take for granted in his own tale.
Chaucer's Pardoner, the Scriptural Eunuch, and the Pardoner's Tale.
The Pardoner's Tale creates solas by having three wild tavern men go on a quest for Death, but instead they find a fabulous treasure (Chaucer 1982, 441).
61) Here, then, Chaucer's famously suggestive Pardoner's Tale is reduced to a homicidal warning between old enemies; and the enemies, jarringly, are the very characters that Chaucer describes as friends.
WRITER Tony Grounds' interpretation of The Pardoner's Tale was easily the best of The Canterbury Tales (BBC1) so far - and not just because The Pardoner's Tale is my favourite of the Chaucer stories I've read.