The Wife of Bath
Tiara Bianco & Britney Levitre

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Indirect Characterization:

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Should offering make before her, on my life;

And if one did, indeed, so wroth was she

It put her out of all her charity.

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Three times she'd journeyed to Jerusalem;

And many a Foreign stream she'd had to stem;

At Rome she'd been, and she'd been in Boulogne,

In Spain at Santiago, and at Cologne.

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The Remedies of love she knew, perchance,

For of that art she'd learned the old, old dance.

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Direct Characterization

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There was a housewife come from Bath, or near,

Who - sad to say - was deaf in either ear.

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At making cloth she had so great a bent

She bettered those of Ypres and even of Ghent.

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Bold was her face, and fair, and red of hue.

She'd been respectable throughout her life,

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Adjectives That Describe The Wife of Bath

1. Generous

2. Orderly

3. Well-travelled

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