Comparing The Weaker Sex In Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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The Weaker Sex (Women) In The Fourteenth Century
In the fourteenth Century, in Chaucer’s canterbury tales, Chaucer depicts women in a negative way. Chaucer represented women as weak, not equal to men and less educated. Chaucer shows women as nothing and they are just an object to use and keep in the house. Women are weak, without power and has no choices of their own. Women were unequal to men, and they were worthless in the community. They were less educated because they could not have the chance to study and work outside the house.
In Chaucer’s tales, Chaucer thinks women are weak. Women at that time were weak and men were controlling their lives. Men had the justice to force women to have sex with them or to sleep with them. According to
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They did not have the chance to go to school. Some wealthy women attended school, but the poor women were only getting married and make a new family. They were expected to stay at home, take care of their husbands, born babies and take care of them. They could not read and write. Men were expecting their wives to give birth to a lot of babies, be beautiful, wise and talented. According to The wife of Bath Tale, “the Wife of Bath had a talent that she can sew with her hand”. That shows, women could not go to school and study to get a good job. They had to learn everything at home if they want to. But now, women have the right to study anywhere they want either at school or at home doing online classes. Also, they can go out by themselves, they can go to school to become whatever they want and get a job. In “Women Are Now More Likely to Have College Degree Than Men Article,” (Nolan Feeney) claims “for the first time since the Census Bureau began collecting data on higher education attainment, women are more likely to have a bachelor’s degree than men”. Which shows, women are trying their best to prove that women are valuable in the community. They can do things better than men and they can be better and smarter than men. In Chaucer’s tales, Chaucer is showing women as less intelligent people and they have less

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