Chaucer ‘The Canterbury Tales’ Essay

The Canterbury Tales were written by Geoffrey Chaucer in 1370.The General Prologue gives a description of all the characters in The Canterbury Tales, however in this essay I am going to concentrate on The Miller and The Pardoner.

The Old Man and the Sea Essay

The Old Man and the Sea is a very complex novel; there are symbolic meanings behind everything. This novel was written by Ernest Hemingway, the tale of this old man in Cuba was based on himself his life. The old man named Santiago and the boy named Manolin would fish all of the time together. The boy and the man once went eighty five days without catching a single fish but they never gave up hope. They boy’s parents made him work for a different boat but the old man knew the boy still had faith in him. The old man would encounter many troublesome conflicts with himself and his surroundings, but one of which could be the battle for his life.