Language and Poetry Techniques Part 1
Aliteration - Wife sometimes uses aliteration when she is listing; "hors, and houndes" (285) "Spoones and stooles, and al swich housbondrye" (288)
Anaphora - 295 to 300 all but two lines start with "And but thou" or "And to my", Wife uses anaphoras to emphasise the many points she has within her arguments.
Couplet - These are common within the Wife of Bath; "But wel I woot, expres, withoute lye,/ God bad us for to wexe and multiplye." (27)
Feminism - “Where can ye…