Throughout this unit, you have read excerpts from the medieval narrative poem The Canterbury Tales and applied comprehension strategies to analyze the poem’s characterization, tone, narrator, voice, and perspective. Throughout the unit, you have also started gathering materials to write a modern allegory inspired by the pilgrims’ stories in The Canterbury Tales. You have decided on a theme, sketched characters, chosen a point of view, and created an outline to organize the plot and other narrative elements.
In this lesson, you will draft an allegory that is engaging for the reader and conveys a moral message.
Draft a modern allegory containing literary devices and a moral message
- Identify verbals and verbal phrases