Geoffrey Chaucer’s "The Tale of Sir Thopas": Elements of Parody and Satire


Seminar Paper, 2010

16 Pages, Grade: 1,3


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Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 The Medieval Romance

3 Parodied Aspects of Content
3.1 Sir Thopas the Anti-Hero
3.2 Sir Thopas and His “Almost-Battle”
3.3 Love in Sir Thopas and Romances

4 Parodied Formal Aspects
4.1 Rhyming
4.2 Mechanical Style in Descriptions
4.3 Introductions by the Minstrel
4. 4 Structure and a Fitting End

5 Conclusion

6 Works Cited

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Title
Geoffrey Chaucer’s "The Tale of Sir Thopas": Elements of Parody and Satire
College
University of Tubingen  (English Department)
Course
Underground Literature in Medieval England
Grade
1,3
Author
Year
2010
Pages
16
Catalog Number
V202391
ISBN (eBook)
9783656286424
ISBN (Book)
9783656287803
File size
531 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Chaucer, Thopas, Medieval, Canterbury, Tales
Quote paper
Gregor Schönfelder (Author), 2010, Geoffrey Chaucer’s "The Tale of Sir Thopas": Elements of Parody and Satire, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/202391

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