Word nerd alert: yesterday it dawned on me that I’ll probably still be alive in 2066, when the world will mark the 1000th anniversary of the Norman invasion of England, which began the transition from Old English to Middle English. 52 more words
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In our last class we concluded that the Wife of Bath’s (Alice) motives for this pilgrimage are to find another lover and potential sixth husband. Therefore, it’s only logical that I devote this blog post to three hypotheses as to who I think Alice might end up with. 361 more words
The Wife of Bath is one of the most interesting characters who we have read about. She is very different than the rest of the women we have seen because she actually holds power, and she holds it with her sexuality. 510 more words
Based on the tales we have read so far in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, love seems to be a very prominent motif in both male and female stories. 510 more words
Is the Wife of Bath empowering women or creating a demeaning image?
Over the years we have read countless books and analyzed innumerable characters, but Geoffery Chaucer’s unique character the Wife of Bath is most definitely one of the most intriguing individuals I have studied. 361 more words