The wife of Bath from Canterbury Tales
... 7 October The Wife of Bath from “Canterbury Tales” Comparison of the Wife’s description in the general prologue, the prologue and the wife of bath’s tale:
In the General Prologue, Chaucer has focused the discussion upon the physical description of the Wife of Bath. Chaucer tells the audience how she looks, what she wears, the skills she has, places that she has been to and finally, a slight description of her love life. Chaucer describes the Wife of Bath in these words:
“Her head-dresses were of finest weave and ground;
I dare swear that they weighed about ten pound
Which, on a Sunday, she wore on her head.
Her stockings were of the finest scarlet red,
Tightly fastened, and her shoes were soft and ne...