* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale

by Geoffrey Chaucer

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. This tale is about what women


Hate
Desire
Need
Fear
Make
Q. Women desire most of all


Power
Rules
Children
Marriage
Jobs
Q. Who is being punished?


Knight
King
Queen
Wife of Bath
Prince
Q. The big principle at issue is over


Freedom
Gentility
Manners
Education
Friendship
Q. What makes the lady wise?


Genetics
Wealth
Education
Age
Her husband
Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement