The Wife of Bath Critic Quotes

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Marshall Leicester
"Alisoun is an early feminist striving for autonomy in an oppressive patriarchal society"
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Hansen
"Anti feminist views by stereotyping medieval ideas about women at cruel, emotional and sexually voracious"
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Hebron
"We might see the Wife as sacrificing her femininity in pursuit of a feminist cause"
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James Winny
"Could be read as a comic satire on women and married life"
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Mark Wiliams
"The Wife's sexuality is deeply informed by the economic structure at the time"
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J A Tasioulas
"The Wife's language is not that of a grand lady, it is colloquial and full of proverbs."
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Donald Sands (Psychoanalyst)
"Sociopath...someone labouring under a character disorder which makes them acceptable to themselves, but productive of a conflict with others"
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Michael Carosone
"Chaucer was an early feminist who was unable to announce himself as such because of the misogyny of his time; therefore, he voiced his opinions through the Wife"
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