Ass kissing and Fart Jokes – Summary of The Miller’s Tale by Chaucer

It's a storyline we see very often: older man marries very young woman, and ends up getting cuckolded. Why? Because Chaucerian women have standards. Sure, it paints the women in a 'bad light' or whatever, but really in my opinion they are just acting within the patriarchal and misogynistic spheres in which they are forced … Continue reading Ass kissing and Fart Jokes – Summary of The Miller’s Tale by Chaucer

TFW gods act like genies and mess up your wishes – Summary of The Knight’s Tale by Chaucer

So you want to start the Canterbury Tales, and you're greeted with one of the longest tales in the series at the start. Why? Well, there are many reasons. First, it sets up a high bar that is brutally smashed to pieces because there is no reasons that the other characters should conform to the … Continue reading TFW gods act like genies and mess up your wishes – Summary of The Knight’s Tale by Chaucer