Green May in "Against Women Unconstant."

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Bozick, Morgan M.

Green May in "Against Women Unconstant."

Chaucer Review 54.2 (2019): 162-90.

Offers a new interpretation of Wom Unc, a lyric attributed to Chaucer. Argues for different punctuation in the poem, and claims that the lady and subject of the poem is green herself rather than dressed in green, thus symbolizing May. The poem, then, contrasts green and blue throughout as the speaker settles into the stable love symbolized by blue.

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Against Women Unconstant
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