The Wife of Bath's Tale

The Wife of Bath's Tale

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A knight must find out what women really want.

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  • King Arthur's court is furious and declares he should be put to death. But Arthur's queen along with other ladies in the court ask Arthur to spare this knight, which he later does and lets the queen choose the punishment.
  • I'll take it... :(
  • NO!
  • Don't kill him!
  • The Wife of Bath's Tale
  • Jolliness! Looks!
  • Money! Honor!
  • ?
  • ummm...
  • Marry me for the answer!
  • As a knight was riding by he saw a beautiful maiden. He was overcome by lust and his own power so he raped her.
  • Fine..
  • You are husband and wife.
  • We agree.
  • Marry Me!!
  • I do
  • During the night the old lady asks why the knight is so miserable. He says it's because he cant stand being married to her because she's ugly. The old lady reasons with him by saying she could be young and disloyal or old and loyal. The knight is humbled and says whatever you deside is ok with me.
  • The Queen's plan for the Knight is he has to travel for a year to find out what a women truly wants. If he does not comeback with a good enough answer he will be killed.
  • The knight asks every women he comes across the question he must get answered. Then he comes across an old ugly lady who says she will tell him the answer if he marries her. He agrees and she tells him that women want to be in charge of their husbands.
  • The knight gave the court the answer and all the women in the room agreed. After this the old lady turned to the knight and publicly asked him to marry her which he had to accept.
  • I do
  • In the morning the knight turned to what he thought was going to be his ugly old wife but to his surprise his wife turned into a young beautiful women. The knight has changed from his previous being and his wife will stay young, beautiful, and faithful to him.
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