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dc.contributor.authorNor Idzafarhane Bagio.-
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-07T05:59:25Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-07T05:59:25Z-
dc.date.copyright2010en_US
dc.date.issued2010-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/39864-
dc.description.abstractChaucer‟s flamboyant Wife of Bath has been known to be his vehicle in terms of expressing radical ideas on gender issues during his time. This has since led to the various theorectical perspectives on the matter. A woman like The Wife of Bath became a symbol of a woman‟s liberation from gender restrictions, an idea that was alien in Chaucer‟s time. As we unravel the layers of The Wife psyche, we not only read more into her psyche but also the various ways in which The Wife can be read as a literary device. I believe that The Wife of Bath‟s Prologue and Tale is not just a feminist tale of a woman who does not seem to fit into the stereotypes of Chaucer‟s time but also an extension of his insecurities as a man.en_US
dc.format.extent35 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University-
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanities::Literature::Englishen_US
dc.title“Ywimpled wel” : unraveling the layers of medieval masculine insecurities in The Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Walter Wadiaken_US
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