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Fabrication Team Manuscript Reflection

Design Statement The fabrication team was in charge of the design/fabrication of the manuscript’s paper, cover, and binding. We wanted to represent medieval style while also maintaining a simplistic and modern design. This lead to us deciding that we wanted

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The Dubious Authorship of “A Balade of Complaint”

By Kelly Snyder Geoffrey Chaucer: poet, astronomer, philosopher, and father of English literature. He has written many great works including several short poems known as “complaints”. The complaint as a literary genre gained some popularity in Chaucer’s time as a

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The Pardoner’s Tale and the Canterbury Tales as a Death Warrant

In week five of our class we discussed Chaucer’s “The Pardoner’s Tale” (the prologue and the tale itself) and “The Canterbury Tales as a Death Warrant” chapter from the Jones text. We talked about Chaucer’s depictions of members of the

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