Conventions of medieval Exemplum Examples Virtuous or evil characters The

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Conventions of medieval Exemplum Examples Virtuous or evil characters The rioters Tightly structured plot events The rioters getting killed Allegorical or symbolic figures Death A distinct moral or lesson The want/love for money is the root of all evil 8. Chaucer is widely admired for his skillful us of irony. For each type of irony (verbal, situational, and dramatic ) pleas provide an example from “The pardoner’s tale.” How essential is irony to the meaning ofthe story?
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9. During the mid-14thcentury, the black death- a massive epidemic of the bubonic plague- swept through Asia and Europe. In Europe alone, one quarter of the population died. In what ways might these circumstances have made people vulnerable to the tricks of the pardoner and the other unscrupulous clergymen?
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