wife of Bath

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The Mask of Experience "Experience is not what happens to you , It is what you do with what happens to you " In "The Wife of Bath prologue" the title character proves that experience , if used with vigor , can lead to one having increased authority . Meaning , that while everyone could tell of note full experiences in their lives , it is how we use them that defines how people perceive us . Somehow , through years of pragmatically going …

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…her history in marriage makes it easy for her to control men . However , in conclusion , while it is obvious that she does have some power , after more examination , it seems to be purely aesthetic . True power doesn't root from guilt or sex , it derives from respect . Therefore , while many things have happened in the wife's life that should of prepared her to attract normal men , she has failed to use experience to her true advantage.