Who Is The Wife Of Bath A Misogynist

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Chaucer paints a pretty good picture of who the Wife of Bath is in the delivery of her lines. The narration given by the wife also helps the reader understand what Chaucer both as the poet, and as the pilgrim think of her. Although Chaucer presents the Wife as a strong and bold woman, we can interpret her to not be well respected and that Chaucer is a misogynist.
The wife is a very bold woman, who is resilient and holds her beliefs tightly to her. Even in the way she expresses her lines, it suggests that she takes her opinions as facts and that she is not willing to hear opinions other than her own. Her voice also reveals that she does not pity those that she deceives. She is ruthless and does not really care for the well
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