Language in Geoffrey Chaucer’s General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales:

full name / name of organization: 
Joanne Idra Ben
contact email: 
joanne.ben@snhu.edu

PROPOSAL
RESEARCH PAPER TOPIC IDEA
Language in Geoffrey Chaucer’s General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales:
The Historic Linguistic Components of Grammar, Phonology, & Etymology

THESIS
The Canterbury Tales a narrative pilgrimage to the shrine of St. Thomas à Beckett at Canterbury in Kent, England linguistically transformed English literature.


PROPOSAL
Language in Geoffrey Chaucer’s General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales:
The Historic Linguistic Components of Grammar, Phonology, & Etymology will focus on the components of grammar, phonology, and etymology in the prologue to The Canterbury Tales. The primary source Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales was selected because of prescriptivism. The narrative is accompanied by secondary sources of critical, biographical, and scholarly information. Language in Geoffrey Chaucer’s General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales: The Historic Linguistic Components of Grammar, Phonology, & Etymology will look at the transformation of Middle English to Modern English.

cfp categories: 
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
international_conferences
medieval
poetry
romantic