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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: Wait - You’re Quizzing Us on Prologues Now??? True or False

1. How did the Wife feel about her fifth husband? -> She loved him the best
2. What book was the Wife’s fifth husband reading? -> The Book of Wikked Wyves
3. What did the Wife do to the book? -> She tore out some pages and threw them into the fire
4. What was the result of the Wife’s fight with her fifth husband? -> They fell in love with one another
5. Whom does the Summoner criticize? -> The Wife’s fifth husband, for treating his wife poorly