She mentions that she has always followed the rule of experience rather than authority. She already had five husbands enough to make her an expert. Her message is that, ugly or fair, women should be obeyed in all things by their husbands. She feels as though the thing women most desire is complete control "sovereignty" over their husbands. Since she has experienced it all because she was married five times. Her prologue presents a view of marriage that no pilgrim had ever conceived of and is followed by a tale that proves her to be correct. As she unfolds her life history in her prologue, fter the Wife of Bath departs from the holy scriptures, she appeals to common sense — if everyone remained a virgin, she offers, who would be left to give birth to more virgins? Even more basic, she maintains that the sex organs are to be used for pleasure as well as for procreation: She admits that she is a boisterous woman who enjoys sex and is not ashamed of it — a violation of the medieval view that saw sex as justified only for procreation. She also denies the popular belief that women should be submissive, especially in matters of sex.
the moral of the folk tale of the loathsome hag is that true beauty lies within