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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

The Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Tale: What Women Want? Not Mel Gibson, I Can Tell You That Much. True or False

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