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By: Max Adams, Jon Yuhouse, A.A.Ron Coffer, Lena Shandorf, Sabrina Rice
Character Info John Carpenter ○ Very wealthy Nicholas Astrologist who rooms with John ○ Oxford man Alisoun John’s wife Absalon Young musician who is a stud
The Tale Nicholas is in love with Alisoun John is super controlling Nicholas and Alisoun make a plan to have sex Absolon gets in the way of Nicholas and Alisoun Nicholas gets his ass branded John gets screwed Alisoun gets away with everything
The Miller in Real Life Late 1300’s early 1400’s “Miller” refers to a person who works at a mill A mill is designed to grind down cereal crops into flower One the oldest occupation Wealth for low class Still low class
The Miller Drunk Tries to tell a better story than the Knight People try not to listen Believes a man can be manipulated by a woman Also believes that neither man or woman have complete control in their relationship Uses his drunkenness and his story to start an argument Manipulates the entire crew He does that because he can Is similar to Alisoun because they are both manipulative
Questions Who does the miller represent in the story? Who gets exactly what they want? During what time did the story take place? Who gets their ass branded? And why Why does the Miller get away with telling this story? Why does the Miller tell this story after The Wife of Bath and The Knight? How does John get screwed? How is the Miller capable of manipulating the whole group?