Literature, we as the students must be familiar with
literature. So, what is literature? Literature is the source used to describe
anything from creative writing to more technical or scientific works. .
Literature can also be interpreted as a references used to get information or
materials or scientific sources commonly used to create a work of writing or
any other scientific activity. Literature can be a book. Form of literature can
be softcopy or hardcopy. Softcopy means the material is the form of data in
computer, and hardcopy means the material is from book and has been printed.
In literature, there are some periods such as the
age of Chaucer. In the age of Chaucer, there are some historical happened such
as Black Death (the terrible plague) bringing poverty for people, unrest,
social and intellectual movement, the corruption of the church. And there are
some literary features in this period, the first is the standardizing of
English, 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 modern
note, the spirit of criticism, the story was not about religion or king but it
was about human, less complement acceptance of the establish order, the spirit
of drama and the age of anonymity is passing away. The third or the last is
prose and the last is Scottish literature.
The age of Chaucer, in this period there are some
figures like Geoffrey Chaucer that was famous work in this period. He was born
a normal person. Geoffrey Chaucer is a smart person. So he is easy to evaluation
the 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 Chaucer
wrote many works in this period, but the famous work of Chaucer is about story
of The Canterbury Tales. But sometimes he considered that he became the first
authors that show of English to write literary works and not to use French.