The Wife Of Bath Jamie Aumock

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Part 1
Research questions:
  1. What specific occupation does your character practice?She has been five of times she married when she was young he fourth husband died while she was on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. she married her fifth husband for love not for the money. she was 40 and he was 20. wealty widow from having handle four our of five husbands
  2. What does the need for this occupation and the information surrounding it tell us about the time period? they had married alot of times and they would just marry for money not for love they didnt care about the age diffrent
  3. What was his or her social standing? Middle Class group of Pirgrimage the reason she is a middle class and group of pirgrimage is becasue she exploitive behaviors and her attitudes that a woman rules. She had 5 husbands and dominated
  4. What might your character’s day to day life be like? she would be protayed as a women she belives ininstitution of she married people for money not for love but her fifth was becasue she loved him.the wife of bath stated that she wanted to have as many husbands as soloman had wives. Soloman had over 700 wifes
  5. What details about this character does Chaucer not include? tells us about her physical description she was somewhat deaf. her lifestyle and and her feelings
  6. What modern day occupation might correspond to your medieval character and why? is fashion designer she made clothes and she would alter them and make them fit the way you would like it to fit.
Part 2

Examination of text:
  1. Paraphrase each line of the prologue describing your character into modern language. You may use slang and your own “voice.”Towards the alter steaps in front of her . her dared have sworn they weigthed at least 10lbs. she has been all over the world. her hips were large she was the oldest dances she loved to chat and laugh she had horse she had seen a lot of strange rivers. making clothes she was did it so good and she loved it. she had been to jerualem and to rome and bouloge she had alos been to st james of compostella and cologena she was so a women wjho is worthy she was deaf a little she had wild wyas when she was a youth. she gave advice about love she is well traveled she weres bright colors. her shoes had to be soft and new. she seeen many strange places in her journey she had a lot of husbands she married them all for love expect for the fifth one she married him for love. When she was in jerualem wuen her fourth husband had passed away. she was very skilled at what she dose. she knew the remedies of love it was ironive to see even tho she is not relgious she uses the bible was a justificatio for her behavior. she had control over four of her husbans she said she had governed him whiches means she govened them according to her law and her way.
  2. Which lines in the prologue best describe your character’s physical appearance? She was a wrothy women from bath city she had a bold face and a gap in her teeth kerchiefs were of finely woven ground
  3. Which lines describe his/her personality? Lines 455-475
  4. Which specific words add to your understanding of the character’s personality? Tasty, made it with his best, savor



Part 3
Once you have researched the background of your character and examined the text in which your character is developed, you can analyze the language better.

Analysis of the passage (Be sure to answer in complete sentences and include these responses in your wiki page. Don’t limit yourself, however; include any additional information that would help a reader understand the text better.)

  1. What is Chaucer’s opinion toward this character? -She is only referenced for he making of clothes and being around the world alot
  2. What specific lines or words tell you this? - - Line 457, 475
  3. What word choices require an understanding of vocabulary from the time period? Define any unfamiliar words or phrases. -Blancmange: Ypres Wimpled Easily on a ambling horse she sat and kne the remadies for loves mischances
  4. What is Chaucer trying to reveal or expose about the time period? Explain any satire you see as well. -There is no satire, but I learned earlier that she had a lot of husbands as to be quite put out of charity when she mad clothes she showed a great bent
  5. Do you see any satire? If so, what is Chaucer trying to reveal or expose about the time period? I Do not see any satire that she is from the city and she was had been thruoght alot of marriages and just been thought all togther
6. What do you think Chaucer's purpose of including this character was? To show people what she did and how she was

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