2Question 1 The narrator makes a plea in the Prologue: But first I beg of you, in courtesyNot to condemn me as unmannerlyIf I speak plainly and with no concealingAnd give account of all their words and dealings,Using their very phrases as they fell.Why was such a warning needed? Give an example of a story or detail that might have been viewed as “unmannerly,” and explain why readers of the time might have been offended.
3Possible Outline I. Introduction with thesis statement II. Explanation of why such a warning would be neededIII. One example of an “unmannerly” scene and why it might have offended medieval audienceIV. Another example of an “unmannerly” scene and why it might have offended medieval audienceV. Another example of an “unmannerly” scene and why it might have offended medieval audienceVI. Conclusion
4REQUIREMENTS MLA Format (throughout) including a works cited page At least three pieces of textual evidence (in the form of quotes) from the literatureAt least one piece of textual evidence from an OUTSIDE source.Handle quotes appropriately (signal phrases, integration, citation, significance)2-3 pages