The Merchant's Prologue and Tale Summary

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1,110 words, approx. 4 pages
There is substantial evidence in the Prologue to support the impression that the Merchant is bitter about his marriage. He says, "I have a wyf, the worste that may be", and uses extreme metaphorical i... Read more
562 words, approx. 2 pages
At a time when marriages were a matter of alliance and of business, love was considered an irrelevance. Wealthy men, such as January, could choose a beautiful wife purely for her looks and potential ... Read more