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1

G H Genula

"The grotesque absurdity of beginning a tale of 'gentillesse' with rape"

2

Helen Cooper

- [The Wife is...] "an incurable romantic, a secret Mills and Boon addict"
- All readings of the Canterbury Tales are done through the eyes of an 'Eeyore' (bitingly satirical) or. 'Tigger' (good-naturedly making fun of the pilgrims)

3

Aristotle

"The horse of women's desire must be reigned in by man's control"

4

Horatian Satire vs. Juvelan Satire

Horatian: good-natured satire from the age of Augustus.
Juvelan: Nasty and self-righteous indignation.

5

Sinners intransigence

Deaf to the word of God.
The Wife is deaf "somdel deef" and she misquotes the Bible - does she really believe?

6

Robert Miller

"The loathly lady's choice is immoral"