The Wife of Bath, Dame Alice is quite a spiteful woman even though she desires only a few simple things in life; power and control. Through her prologue and tale, she makes mirror images of herself , which reflects the person who she really is.
Dame Alice desires the obvious in life, but what she most desires above all is being more powerful than her man, her spouse, and her lover. In a relationship, she wishes
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the knight. "My lady and my love, my dearest wife, I leave the matter to your wise decision."(320) Dame Alice wishes that she can be given the power from her partner to make decisions and the choices and not have those taken away from her. "You make the choice yourself, for the provision of what may be agreeable and rich in honour to us both, I don't care which; whatever pleases you suffices me." (322-325)