How to get text of a page using wget without html?

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http://unix.stackexchange.com – If I try wget on a webpage, I am getting the page as html. Is it possible to retrieve only text of a file without associated html ? (This is required for me since some of the HTML pages contains c program is getting downloaded with html tags. I have to open it in browser and manually copy the text to make a .c file.) (HowTos)