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 I can't  really spot the actually Quality of Him in  The Generals Prologue The Franklin Prologue, But At the outset of The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer takes great care to introduce the characters on his journey who will be telling tales. He describes them in humorous detail, and as he does so he reveals his objective: not only to tell stories, but also to reveal the true nature of the storytellers.

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Chaucer can be considered a good storyteller in both "The General Prologue" and "The Franklin's Prologue and Tale" because although the work is an excellent piece of poetry, he skillfully and beautifully imbues it with novelistic qualities. This assertion will be justified in the preceding paragraphs:
     Chaucer clearly elaborates on the setting of his poem. He gives the poem both setting in time and place. Under the broad/geographical/topographical setting, Chaucer tells us the story takes place in England. Under realms of setting, he reveals to us the physical realm is Southwark in an Inn called The Tabard Inn as well as en route to Canterbury where the 29 pilgrims  are heading to.
    Under the psychological realm of setting we have Canterbury, a setting the pilgrims figure in their minds that they are going to.
    He equally takes care to locate his poem within a certain timeframe which he tells us is the 14th Century(Medieval Period). The poem opens in Spring(April). All these details on setting make the poem to read very much like a piece of prose and account for why Chaucer can be considered to be a good storyteller.
    Again, to convince the readers of this poem that he is a good novelist, Chaucer makes elaborate use of minute details and vivid description. Throughout the poem he tickles the readers' senses of sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste. Through this photographic presentation of scenery right from the opening lines of the poem, we can see the sun throwing its arrows to hit the surface of the earth; we see the flowers that blossom caused by the April sun rays; we hear the sweet melodies of birds on nearby trees; we smell the sweet fragrance of perfumes emitted by blossomed flowers etc etc. All these are made possible by Chaucer's skills in vivid description and minute details.
     In addition to these, Chaucer makes use of diverse narrative points of view in this poem, for this is a technique common in prose. He opens the poem with the 1st person narrative point of view where he states the importance of April(Spring) as well as give an account of their meeting at The Tabard Inn. Here he uses the personal pronouns "I" and "We"
 After a few lines of poetry he again switches over to the 3rd person(omniscient) narrative point of view, " They", "He", "She" as he describes the various pilgrims converged at the Tabard Inn. In "The Franlin's Prologue and Tale" he employs the same technique where he introduces the various characters and tells the tale in the 3rd person point of view, juxtaposing this with dialogue to develop plot and unravel character.
   Another aspect of narrative technique Chaucer uses in the poem is dialogue where he let the pilgrims freely interact with each other by the use of dialogue with The Host coordinating their activities. Once more, Chaucer here stands out as a good storyteller because these are qualities common with works of prose than with poetry.
     One of Chaucer's greatest satirical weapons in " The General Prologue" and " The Franklin's Prologue and Tale" is his use of contrast. He contrasts virtuous characters with vicious characters. He creates characters with virtues like the Knight whom he imbues with attractive qualities for others to emulate. He is a valiant soldier just return from war and takes upon himself to pay devote homage to his God. Despite his rank, he remains humble, submissive and level-headed at all the times. His likes are pilgrims like the Poor Parson and the Ploughman whom Chaucer puts in his good books
     On the other hand he juxtaposes these virtuous character with rogues such as The Miller, The Monk. The Friar, The Prioress etc. The same juxtaposition of the good and the bad is seen in "The Franklin's Prologue and Tale" where we find the beautiful Dorigen and her husband Aurelius pitted against Averagus and the magician, the main source of conflict in the poem. By his successful employment of contract in this poem Chaucer once more stands as a good storyteller.
     As a good novelist, Chaucer again makes use of allusions drawn from learned sources in both works. Through The Doctor of Physic, he makes allusion to astrology where the doctor consults the heavenly bodies for inspiration to cure his patients. He also alludes to the Bible and other literary words. Allusion to Greek mythology and science also permeates both "The General Prologue" and "The Franklin's Prologue and Tale ".
    From our discussion above and for many other reasons, Chaucer can be seen as a good storyteller.
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