Wife of Bath - Chaucers Written Style

WOB - Chaucers Written Style:

  • Use and Manipulation of "auctoritee"
  • Irony
  • Iambic Pentameter
  • Polite terms of address
  • Unreliable narrator
  • Contradictions
  • Rhetoric
  • Autobiographical?
  • Bawdy - indecent, lewd, obscene
  • Frank honesty
  • Conversational
  • Imagery
  • Conflict of attitudes
  • Hypocritical
  • Confessional
  • Rhetorical questions
  • Church morality
  • Satire
  • Layers of narration
  • Exegesis

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Comments

Steph

Tue 14th January, 2014 @ 11:57

This is quite useful!! but would be better if there are at least one quote/ example for each :) Thanks anyways.

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