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Week 12 Recap Blog: Draft

On Monday we continued our discussion of House of Fame, focusing on Book II. The House of Fame is considered a “Dream Vision” , a popular literary device in the the 14th and 15th century in which authors would recount

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Chaucer and his Scribe

In “Words unto Adam His Own Scriveyne”, Chaucer uses sarcasm and wit, to expose the relationship between scribes and writers during medieval times. There has been much speculation. It is unclear whether the poem is a verse written as folly

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