Presentation on theme: the pardoners tale— presentation the pardoner tells a tale about the danger of greed and gluttony upon analyzing the pardoners description in the prologue the following parallels have been identified mae pearl vinson jamika shivers samantha cooney vanessa camara 2 nd period. A theme that is seen in both the story of joseph and chaucer's the pardoner's tale is betrayal with a blend of greed and selfishness the story.
To expand on the theme greed is the root of all evil, the pardoner preaches a fable about three drunk young degenerates who set out to kill death and end up . As a moral tale (pardoner) places greed at the root of all evil (bible) and gives the story meaningthe plot itself cites that greed in itself brings.
The pardoner demonstrates his theme that greed is the root of all evil not only in his tale, but also in his confession of the methods he uses to make money.