The old man in ‘The Pardoner’s Tale is a strange character, there are many different ideas as to who, or what, he is. Old age in Chaucer’s time wasn’t something that many people would live to, so there are questions raised about how this man…
The Pardoner's Tale Essay Examples and Topics
by Geoffrey Chaucer
The Canterbury Tales
The three rioters, An old man, Death
The tale follows the story of three drunken revelers set out to destroy Death after one of their friends had died.