The Merchant's Wife: The Role Of Women In Medieval Times

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Women in medieval society were competing with men to gain power and high social positions.The mentality of women was to live a life full of commodities and gain honors in the social aspect as noblemen did.The Merchant 's wife portrays this role. Since she is an apparent wealthy women who des not mind of having sexual intimacy with Don Jhons ' due to financial exchange. In medieval times arrangement marriage were so common because women wanted to obtain a high social status in society and be treated with respect and honor.The marriage of the merchant is an example of a wedlock not based on love. This was an exchange of money and sexual activities.The merchant satisfies his wife 's financial ambitious and in exchange she gives her flesh to
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