The Epic Of Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus is a modern celebrity that I identify with the Wife of Bath. During the Middle Ages, women were often regarded as submissive compared to men. In the first lines of her prologue, the Wife of Bath boldly justifies that her experience in marriage allows her to discuss the “wo that is in mariage” (291). Throughout her tale, she expresses her desire for control in her life as a widowed woman. This is evident when a knight is sentenced to death for raping a maiden unless he submits to the power of King Arthur’s queen and other women present during the trial. His mission to find out what women desire most results in his grand revelation of how all women want is respect and equal authority in a relationship with their spouses. Similarly,
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