Canterbury Tales

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In the Canterbury Tales every society throughout history has its share of hypocrites. Even the bible reveals characters who are corrupt and greedy. Chaucer shows the weakness of the Pardoner, the Friar, and the Monk through satire. Many of these characters in the Canterbury Tales put on a front or an act to mislead people away from their true identity.

The Pardoner is a good story teller. "But let me briefly make my purpose plain, I preach for nothing but for greed of gain.  (pg. 129 lines 1 & 2) when he preachers about God, he knows what he is talking about and his stories were based on good moral teachings with good points. The Pardoner sells fake relics to poor and sick people. He made t

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