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The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

by

Geoffrey Chaucer

The Reeve Timeline and Summary

  • The Reeve's portrait is the twentieth in the "General Prologue."
  • The Reeve takes offense at the Miller's tale and demands to be allowed to go next to "quite" the Miller's tale.
  • The Reeve is the third to tell his tale, after the Miller and before the Cook.

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