The Canterbury Tales

9. Describe the lecture that the old woman gives to the knight in bed. What does she say about nobility, poverty and age?

the tale of the woman of bath

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The Knight criticized the old woman for not only being old and ugly, but low-born. She scoffed at his snobbery as a definition and defended her poverty as irrelevant to God.