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The Nature of Jealousy in “The Miller’s Tale”

2 pages | 480 words

"The Miller's Tale" is a story that explores the theme of jealousy in a very two-sided way. On one hand, jealousy is shown to be a positive emotion that can motivate people to do better in their relationships. On the other hand, however, jealousy is also shown to be a destructive force that can lead to violence and even death. The Miller is a character who embodies both the positive and negative aspects of jealousy, and he shows that this emotion can both motivate people to do better in their relationships, but it can also be a destructive force.

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