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The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

The Canterbury Tales: General Prologue & Frame Story

by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Wife of Bath Timeline and Summary

  • The Wife's portrait is the fifteenth in the General Prologue.
  • Before the Wife tells her tale, she has an extended Prologue in which she defends her lifestyle.
  • The Wife is the sixth to tell her tale, after the Man of Law and before the Friar.

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