Food Representation in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales

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He uses food and drink as the means to express people’s characters, look, but also mood and situation.

Pamela D Lloyd‘s insight:

This bachelor’s thesis by student Terezie Marková of Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), examines the ways in which Chaucer depicted social status, virtues and gender through the use of food and food mataphors, and explores how this can help to provide insight into medieval thought patterns and culture.

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