Secularism v. Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales were written and pieced together in the late 's, early 's. The author of the book is Geoffrey Chaucer. Geoffrey Chaucer Before William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer was the preeminent English poet, and still retains the position as the most significant. Works Cited Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Canterbury Tales.
It could be a spiritual quest, it could be religious, or maybe just looking for happiness, the results are endless. They are infinite because everyone is different; the thoughts inside of our heads are our own. Our personal experiences help provide more meaning to metaphors. If we try to exploit the limits of metaphors, it results in a closer connection with the poem therefore making it more powerful and personal to each…. In Shakespeare tragedies we can learn a lot about ourselves as Human beings.