The Wife of Bath Prologue and Tale: Comprehensive Guide for IB
Language A: Literature, Part Two: Detailed Study
One of the most discussed women in medieval literature, The Wife of Bath is decisive, unyielding, and worldly. Thoughtful analysis, line-by-line tracking questions and creative worksheets support students’ study of Chaucer’s provocative tale. Focused assessment practice helps ensure your students are fully equipped for the Part Two oral commentary!
Tackles the key stages of text analysis:
Thorough section-by-section commentary walks students through the text
Drawing it all together
In-depth discussion of whole text focuses on areas such as: characterisation, relationships, genre, themes, attitudes and values, language, form, structure, context, literary approaches
Put into practice
Sample assessment materials replicate the structure of the oral commentary so students know exactly what to expect. Guiding and probing questions cater for all abilities. Plus! Discussion questions for HL students.
A super resource which provides an academic and practical approach to this text… enhances learning by making a tricky text accessible. V Denman, Head of English and Ind. Reviewer