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Your Questions About The Wife Of Bath’s Tale

Sandy asks… Chaucer’s “Wife of Bath’s Tale”? Do you know the answers to these questions 1. when was Chaucer alive an what was poetry like in that time? 2. what is so great about The Canterbury Tales that makes them so important to British literature? 3. how does Chaucer include a complete range of medieval […]

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Your Questions About The Wife Of Bath’s Tale

Michael asks… Modern day version of The Tales of Canterbury on BBC? heard this mentioned, anyone have any further details ?? apparently the first episode was on this last week, want to watch it on BBC i player!! thanks oh, I presumed it was the BBc as i remember 1st time round, thanks, will now […]

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Your Questions About The Wife Of Bath’s Tale

James asks… A hook for arthurian legends? im writing a paper on arthurian legends an i need a hook annd i have no idea whatt to do!!! or what to say!! any help? plus! do any know some modern day arthurian legends? Tom Trindell answers: My dear there are tons of books that you can […]

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Your Questions About The Wife Of Bath’s Tale

Susan asks… 10 easy points! (Canterbury Tales)? What was Harry Bailey’s stated criteria for the winning tale? And as a Jew on the pilgrimage what tale would you pick as the winning tale (in keeping with Harry Bailey’s criteria) ? Tom Trindell answers: Harry Bailey says that “The man whose story is best told, Of […]

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Your Questions About The Wife Of Bath’s Tale

Thomas asks… wife of bath? 1. Who tells the “Wife of Bath’s” Tale? Who wrote the tale down? 2. Based on what is said in The Prologue, what do you think her tale will be about? 3. What did the knight do that is in conflict with the “chivalric code”? 4. What did the queen […]

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