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The prioresses tale. (aka) The Nun by stacy cossa. The appearance of the Nun. Modest and quiet supreme taste table manners knows French even though french she is not dresses well  charitable and compassionate. Prologue. Respectful of her standing.

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The prioresses tale

The prioresses tale

(aka) The Nunby stacy cossa


The appearance of the nun
The appearance of the Nun

Modest and quiet

supreme taste

table manners

knows French even though french she is not

dresses well 

charitable and compassionate.


Prologue
Prologue

Respectful of her standing

To see who shall be next, of all this rout, To tell a tale." And after that he said, As courteously as it had been a maid: "My lady prioress, and by your leave, So that I knew I should in no way grieve, I would opine that tell a tale you should, The one that follows next if you but would. Now will you please vouchsafe it, lady dear?" "Gladly," said she, and spoke as you shall hear.

More so than the wife of Bath?


And the story begins
And the story begins...

(O Alma redemptoris mater )

loving mother of our Redeemer

In a great Christian city in Asia the ruler kept the Jews in one quarter of the city for the purposes of usury. The Christians hated the Jews. A Christian school for young Christian children stood down the lane of the Jewish quarter.

7 year old sings Jews interpret as jeering at their religionMore death?BUT NO!?!

Saved by a pearl.


Continued
Continued .....

*Persecution of the jews - Meant to imply this or not?*Virtuous*Innocent*Pure*Symbolic representation of child - Christ?*Of course its religious*"Jesus Magic"


Discussion questions
Discussion Questions

Is the pearl representational of another object? Religious , political, social?WAS the meaning behind the prioresses tale anti-semetisism?Did I spell semetisism wrong?Why would chaucer include this tale? What information, or purpose does it serve?


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