Reeve's Tale, The

Reeve’s Tale, The

Oswald the Reeve retaliates in kind to The Miller’s Tale. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales in Benét, 919]
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But in the Reeve's Tale, the fruitfulness of both milling and marrying is exploited by Symkyn's expansive greed.
The Canterbury Tales consists of the General Prologue, Knight's Tale, The, Miller's Tale, The, Reeve's Tale, The, Cook's Tale, The, Man of Law's Tale, The , Wife of Bath's Tale, The, Friar's Tale, The, Summoner's Tale, The, Clerk's Tale, The, Merchant's Tale, The, Squire's Tale, The, Franklin's Tale, The , Second Nun's Tale, The, THE CANON'S YEOMAN'S TALE, THE PHYSICIAN'S TALE, Pardoner's Tale, The , Shipman's Tale, The, Prioress's Tale, The, Tale of Sir Thopas, The, THE TALE OF MELIBEUS (in prose), Monk's Tale, The, Nun's Priest's Tale, The, Manciple's Tale, The, and Parson's Tale, The (in prose), and ends with "Chaucer's Retraction." Not all the tales are complete; several contain their own prologues or epilogues.