The Wife of Bath, G. Chaucer – HOMEWORK

GEOFFREY CHAUCER (approx. 1340-1400)Excerpt from the General Prologue A worthy woman from beside Bath city Was with us, somewhat deaf, which was a pity. In making cloth she showed so … Continue reading The Wife of Bath, G. Chaucer – HOMEWORK

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)

JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745) Jonathan Swift was born in Dublin of English parents, he did not do well as a student but he was eventually granted his degree by “Special Grace”. … Continue reading JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)

DANIEL DEFOE (1660-1731)

DANIEL DEFOE (1660-1731) Daniel Defoe led an adventurous life. He travelled extensively, was a journalist, a writer, a spy and he was a businessman who faced bankruptcy and made it … Continue reading DANIEL DEFOE (1660-1731)