Alison In The Wife Of Bath's Tale

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While reading in the prologue to The Wife of Bath’s Tale, during the times when I am able to read the story fluently and without having to divert my attention to overcome the difference in spelling, grammar, language, etc., I do find aspects of Alison’s nature amusing. Her quick to judge mentality and solid beliefs are explained to all in such a remarkably unapologetic way, even when her actions or thoughts appear to be questionable, that she often comes across as ludicrously self righteous. Quite proud of her marital manipulation, or more specifically, her manipulation of all men, it is clear she relishes divulging all of her conniving stunts, as if each form of misery she inflicts upon her husband is a trophy worth taking down at any
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