The Wife of Bath: A Transformation by Douglas North

The Wife of Bath: A Transformation

Douglas North

108 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction historical slow-paced


I have called this a transformation instead of a translation because my primary purpose is not to give an accurate Modern English equivalent of each word and line of Geoffrey Chaucer's original, which was written in Middle English. Instead I made ...

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reflective 38%
funny 30%
challenging 23%
inspiring 23%
lighthearted 23%
adventurous 15%
emotional 7%
hopeful 7%


medium 50%
fast 50%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 18%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 33% | Yes: 33% | No: 22% | N/A: 11%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 11% | N/A: 11%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 87% | Yes: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 87% | N/A: 12%

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