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  • Katherina
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    Taming of the Shrew Illusion vs. Reality As a passing traveler in Padua, one could easily make superficial assumptions about the inhabitants. On the surface, Katherina seems like a vicious tiger that is angry at the entire world. Petruchio first appears like the type of man that anybody would like to have as a friend. At first glance, Bianca seems like a heavenly vision of beauty that any man would be lucky to have for a wife. However, after the courtship of Katherina begins, the true personalit...
  • Conventional Love Between Bianca And Her Suitors
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    Concepts of love in Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew"1. Introduction In Shakespeare's comedy "The Taming of the Shrew", the audience becomes aware of a variety of different love concepts. Such as romantic and rational love, mature and immature love, intimate and reserved love, paternal love and the love of a daughter. These concepts are represented by the different characters and are contrasted with each other. I will sum up the play and furthermore elaborate on the contrast between the co...
  • Petruchio And Katherina Kiss In The Play
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    The Taming Of The Shrew: Analysis Of The Relationship Between Katherina & Petruchio The Taming of the Shrew is known as the story that a husband trains his shrewish wife. Shakespeare illustrates what a husband and wife should be; he describes that a husband should dominate over his wife and a wife should obey to her husband. It seems like that this is the story about sexism. In the book called "Broken Nuptials in Shakespeares Plays" by Carol Thomas Neely, Shakespeares "created male and female ch...
  • Bianca And Katherina
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    "In what ways is 'The Taming of the Shrew' an appropriate title for the play?" . An exploration of Shakespeare's dramatic presentation of Katherina. In the play, 'The Taming of the Shrew', characters contribute greatly to the development of the storyline. As one of the main characters Katherina's shrewish behaviour adds the comical aspect at the beginning of the play and by the end has been diminished with the help of Petruchio's taming techniques. Shakespeare uses the difference in personality ...
  • Father To Katherina And Bianca
    406 words
    The taming of the shrew is a plot derived from 'the war of sexes', in which males and females seek dominance in marriage. In this play, marriage isn't the result of love but people are expected to take part in it and see how it 'works out'. Gentlemen in this play are not about romance but are about how well they can suit their wives and keep them loyal. Marriage is like a game to the characters of this play, for example Hortensio says: " He who runs fastest gets the ring". . The play also reflec...

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