Literature, we as the students must be familiar withliterature.
So, what is literature? Literature is the source used to describeanything from creative writing to more technical or scientific works. .Literature can also be interpreted as a references used to get information ormaterials or scientific sources commonly used to create a work of writing orany other scientific activity. Literature can be a book. Form of literature canbe softcopy or hardcopy. Softcopy means the material is the form of data incomputer, and hardcopy means the material is from book and has been printed. In literature, there are some periods such as theage of Chaucer. In the age of Chaucer, there are some historical happened suchas Black Death (the terrible plague) bringing poverty for people, unrest,social and intellectual movement, the corruption of the church.
And there aresome literary features in this period, the first is the standardizing ofEnglish, the English language has been up to the standard of the east midland speech,the language of the capital city and the universities. The second is modernnote, the spirit of criticism, the story was not about religion or king but itwas about human, less complement acceptance of the establish order, the spiritof drama and the age of anonymity is passing away. The third or the last isprose and the last is Scottish literature.
The age of Chaucer, in this period there are somefigures like Geoffrey Chaucer that was famous work in this period. He was borna normal person. Geoffrey Chaucer is a smart person. So he is easy to evaluationthe character of people. Geoffrey Chaucer was born in London.
He was a British poet and also philosopher.He is often called to as the father of English Literature. Geoffrey Chaucerwrote many works in this period, but the famous work of Chaucer is about storyof The Canterbury Tales. But sometimes he considered that he became the firstauthors that show of English to write literary works and not to use French.