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  • one year ago

Which underlying theme of the work is evident in the passage? the importance of family courtly love comic love triangle class division Done The Reeve's Tale by Geoffrey Chaucer (excerpt) A thief he was, forsooth, of corn and meal, And sly at that, accustomed well to steal. His name was known as arrogant Simpkin. A wife he had who came of gentle kin; The parson of the town her father was. With her he gave full many a pan of brass, To insure that Simpkin with his blood ally.

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  1. sammixboo
    • one year ago
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    Courtly love is when a knight is in love with a married woman, so would this me courtly love?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    however the thief is not in love with a married woman. He is married to the woman. Therefore I believe it is a cosmic love triangle.

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Stealing is his love, wife is his love, hence forming a triangle.

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