Write an essay on Chaucer's comic vision in the 'Prologue' to The Canterbury Tales

The General Prologue of Canterbury Tales.


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Write an essay on Chaucer's comic vision in the 'Prologue' to The Canterbury Tales


Humour is the sympathetic appreciation of the comic, the faculty which enables us to love while we laugh. It is the humour which enables us to see the person's point of view, to distinguish between crimes and misdemeanours.