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The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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1. Why does the knight follow through with her request?Because the queen has insisted that he do so
2. What happens on the knight’s wedding night?He gets stuck in the narrow end of the heart-shaped Jacuzzi
3. What does the hag tell the knight she will be if she remains old and ugly?A good and faithful wife
4. How does the knight decide what to choose?He doesn’t choose - he leaves the decision up to his wife
5. What happens to the knight and the hag?They live happily ever after

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