scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,224
The Canterbury Tales Canterbury Tales tells many stories from medieval literature and provides a great variety of comic tales Geoffrey Chaucer injects many tales of humor into the novel Chaucer provides the reader with many light-hearted tales as a form of comic relief between many serious tales The author interpolates humor into many tales provides comic relief and shows the reader a different type of humorous genre The Wife of Bath The Wife of Bath is a tough woman with a mind of her own and she is not afraid to speak it She is with us somewhat deaf which was a pity456 She is not very attractive she had gap-teeth set widely truth to say478 She intimidates men and woman alike due to the strength she possesses Her kerchiefs were of finely woven ground464However Chaucer instead of portraying her low-social class as shameful Chaucer showed that she is actually prudent and eloquent Chaucer sympathizes with her because he himself was considered low-class The wife of Bath had many men in love with her shed had five husbands all at the church door470 and countless affairs thus breaking innocent men hearts Her husbands fell into two categories The first category of husbands was rich but also old and unable to fulfill her demands sexually that is The other husbands were sexually vigorous but harder to control The first three were rich old and jealous She tamed them by accusing them of promiscuous behavior that she herself practiced Her fourth husband had a mistress so she gave him a real cause for jealousy Her fifth marriage was unhappy because her husband who is half of her age beats her To anger her fifth husband the wife of Bath tore three pages from his book 2 After this he beat her again She pretended to be dead and he felt so guilty that he threw his whole book in the fire This gave
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA