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The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Franklin Timeline and Summary

  • The Franklin's portrait is the tenth in the General Prologue.
  • The Franklin interrupts the Squire's tale to praise the Squire by comparing him favorably to his own son, whose behavior the Franklin laments.
  • The Franklin is the twelfth to tell his tale, after the Squire and before the Physician.

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