You have learned a little bit about many of the characters in The Canterbury Tales, and you have learned a lot about the Wife of Bath through her own tale. Now you will return to “The Prologue” and make a prediction about the type of story another character might tell. Choose one of the following characters:
You have already gotten started on this assignment without realizing it! Return to the notes you took as you read “The Prologue.” Use them as you describe in your own words the character you have chosen to write about. Then, explain what kind of story you think that character will tell, using textual evidence from “The Prologue” to support your prediction.