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Not Too Far From Canterbury Essay

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Not too far from Canterbury

When turned into a modern performance, specifically a film, Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales takes form in a narrator-centered tale of a naïve young English major who takes Chaucer’s work and envisions it on a modern platform. The film would take place in O’Hare airport during the heart of winter when canceled flights are in abundance. The narrator’s flight home for Christmas is delayed until morning, and he is stuck in his terminal with no luggage but a copy of the Canterbury Tales. He sits down in a corner of the terminal filled with a variety of aggravated and exhausted travelers and flips to the prologue of the fourteenth century literar...

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