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How do some scholars explain Chaucer's ability to realistically…

  • Question 2c of 10 - Chaucer's England

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  • Question: How do some scholars explain Chaucer's ability to realistically depict people from widely different backgrounds, professions, and social classes?
  • Answers:
  1. Chaucer conducted over 100 interviews with people from different backgrounds in order to prepare to write the book.
  2. Chaucer borrowed the descriptions for each of his characters from Boccaccio's Decameron.
  3. Chaucer himself worked in a variety of professions that brought him into contact with a wide range of people. Correct!
  4. All of the above are correct.

The correct answer is: Chaucer himself worked in a variety of professions that brought him into contact with a wide range of people.

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