Why is Chaucer's Tales considered to be a frame narrative?
Question 9c of 10 - Structure of The Canterbury Tales
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- Question: Why is Chaucer's Tales considered to be a frame narrative?
- The narrator is an actual person, but the characters he describes in each pilgrim's tale are fictional and therefore part of a frame.
- Each pilgrim tells a tale, which is then recorded by a scribe, who is also a character in the story.
- Each tale told by the pilgrims is fictional, but the actual dialogue of the pilgrims themselves is assumed to be factual.
- Each pilgrim is a character presented by the narrator, who is also a character.
The correct answer is: Each pilgrim is a character presented by the narrator, who is also a character.
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