Geoffrey Chaucer. Who was Chaucer? Was he only a big man on a little horse? Let’s find out…. Quick Biographical Sketch. Born 1340-1343 in London. Was not born into nobility, however was of the higher middle class and hence could read which is a good thing for us.
Who was Chaucer? Was he only a big man on a little horse? Let’s find out…
The Wife of Bath
Long, greasy yellow hair.
4. Sells salvation
5. He’s a hustler.
1.Seamstress is her official title, however we can say she is a “professional
2. Married 5x
3. Claims she is educated
in the art of love.
4. Deaf in one ear, a gap
in her front teeth and
was considered to be
attractive by medieval
5. Had a taste for rich
attire and arguing.
Copy down the following words in your vocabulary section of your binder. Define the words as they appear in your reading.
Irony—contrast between expectation and reality.
Types of irony:
Quickwrite: do men and women understand each other’s needs?
Take one of the two moral lessons from the tales studied and write a modern version of the story. Requirements: