Chaucer's "The Shipman's Tale," 173-77.

Author / Editor
Adams, George R.

Title
Chaucer's "The Shipman's Tale," 173-77.

Published
Explicator 24.5 (1966), item 41.

Description
Contends that the six things that women desire listed by the wife in ShT (7.173-77) align the wife with the fairy-tale victim of marriage to an ogre, ironically helping to characterize her, her husband, and their marriage.

Chaucer Subjects
Shipman and His Tale