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Unformatted text preview: restitution). Is that the typical way in which language functions in the Tales? As a true replica of intention, and as an accurate portrayal of the similarity of word and deed? (see lines 980-1025) 5. In what way are the pilgrims serving as confessors hearing and forgiving the stories of their fellow travelers? 6. In what ways does Chaucers Retraction serve as an ending to The Canterbury Tales ? In what ways does it not? 7. In what ways might this retraction be seen as a game, or as similar to other false apologias that were really advertisements earlier in the text? Locate at least two other instances in The Canterbury Tales where we hear an apologia or a warning that the subject matter may not be appropriate for all readers!...
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