Wife of Bath Prologue and Tale
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Who is the author of the Canterbury Tales
How many times has the Wife of Bath married?
What is one of the Wife of Bath's distinctive features?
Gap between front teeth
The Wife of Bath says she's an expert when it comes to ___?
What physical disability does the Wife of Bath have?
deaf in one ear
What crime does the knight, in the Wife's tale, commit?
rapes a maiden
What is the knight's original sentence by King Arthur?
Who decided the knight should have a different sentence?
What quest is the knight sent upon?
Find out what women truly want.
How long does the knight have to complete his quest?
a year and a day
What does the Wife's allusion to Ovid's myth of King Midas & his wife, imply about women?
women cannot keep secrets
What body part of Midas was transformed into a donkey?
Who finally gives the knight an answer to his question?
an old hag
Before he sees the old woman in the woods, the knight sees —?
a troop of dancing ladies
women want equality
In exchange for giving the knight with the correct answer & saving his life, what does hag want?
On his honeymoon, what is the knight's major problem with his new wife?
The hag gives the knight a choice of her being ugly & loyal or becoming __?
young, beautiful and unfaithful
As a result of the knight's choice, his wife chooses ...?
both - young and faithful
The Wife of Bath's tale is an example of
The Wife of Bath's philosophy of marriage shows that she —?
is a strong person with a keen sense of her own rights.
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