The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story
The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story
by Geoffrey Chaucer
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The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story The Words of the Host to the Shipman and Prioress Summary

  • The Host, excited by the Shipman's tale, calls down a curse upon a monk who was one of the characters in the tale. He warns the fellowship to beware of such men.
  • The Host very courteously asks the Prioress to tell a tale, and she replies that she will do it gladly.

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