The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue
The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue
by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Bread
Flowers
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Tough-o-Meter
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: Comedy
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Steaminess Rating
Allusions
Brief Summary
Lines 1-34
Lines 35-82
Lines 83-100
Lines 101-120
Lines 121-140
Lines 141-168
Lines 169-193
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Lines 291-308
Lines 309-329
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Lines 487-508
Lines 509-530
Lines 531-548
Lines 549-592
Lines 593-632
Lines 633-652
Lines 653-716
Lines 717-793
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Lines 835-862
Characters
The Wife of Bath
Jankyn
Jankyn Timeline
Husband #4
Husband #4 Timeline
Husbands #1, 2, and 3
Husbands #1, 2, and 3 Timeline
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Marriage
Marriage Quotes
Sex
Sex Quotes
Women and Femininity
Women and Femininity Quotes
Power
Power Quotes
Wealth
Wealth Quotes
Literature and Writing
Literature and Writing Quotes
Old Age
Old Age Quotes
Love
Love Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
That is One Clean Husband
That is One Clean Husband Flashcards
That is One Clean Husband True or False
Wait - You’re Quizzing Us on Prologues Now???
Wait - You’re Quizzing Us on Prologues Now??? Flashcards
Wait - You’re Quizzing Us on Prologues Now??? True or False
Study Questions
Essay
Teaching The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue & Tale
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Wife of Bath: The Continuing Story
Judging the Knight
Desperately Seeking Mr. Right (again)
"Who Peyntede the Leoun, Tel Me, Who?": Chaucer's Opinion of the Wife
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
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