Flashcards in AO3 - WOB Deck (6)
G H Genula
"The grotesque absurdity of beginning a tale of 'gentillesse' with rape"
- [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)
"The horse of women's desire must be reigned in by man's control"
Horatian Satire vs. Juvelan Satire
Horatian: good-natured satire from the age of Augustus.
Juvelan: Nasty and self-righteous indignation.
Deaf to the word of God.
The Wife is deaf "somdel deef" and she misquotes the Bible - does she really believe?