Wrong is introduced by Holy Church as being the leader and founder of the dungeon in the valley, Hell, which thus conflates him with Lucifer. Later, Wrong is the criminal in the legal case of Peace vs. Wrong, where he is charged with rape, theft, and murder. Wrong is ultimately condemned by Reason and the King and is subjected to harsh punishment.
Wrong Quotes in Piers Plowman
The Piers Plowman quotes below are all either spoken by Wrong or refer to Wrong. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the W. W. Nortona & Company edition of Piers Plowman published in 2006.).
I saw a tower on a hill-top, trimly built,
A deep dale beneath, a dungeon tower in it,
With ditches deep and dark and dreadful to look at.
A fair field full of folk I found between them,
Of human being of all sorts, the high and the low…
Passus IV Quotes
Wrong Character Timeline in Piers Plowman
The timeline below shows where the character Wrong appears in Piers Plowman. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...her marriage, the King must first oversee a legal case. A man named Peace accuses Wrong of three crimes—rape, theft, and murder. With help from Conscience, the King knows that Peace... (full context)