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Unformatted text preview: What does it mean for Dorigen to say something in pley (988)? Are the consequences merited? 7. Aurelius scheme to enlist the aid of the gods fails. What does he propose? Why do you think he receives no answer? (1030-1080) 8. What clerks come to Aurelius aid in the Tale? What means do they use? How should we respond to the arts of the tregetoure? (1125ff) 9. The word trouthe is used several times in the Tale, by Dorigen (998), Aurelius (1231, 1320, 1328), and Arveragus (1474, 1479). The MED defines trouthe as truth, troth, promise, or fidelity. How would you define it? Who keep trouthe? 10. How does everyone escape their commitments at the end of this tale? Do you find competition in the Tale? How would you answer the demande damour at the end of the Tale? Who is the most fre (generous)?...
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