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Taming of the shrew 2

For the sixteenth century ?The Taming of the Shrew? was extremely controversial. It portrays an independent young woman who falls in love with the only man she does not scare. For women to voice such strong opinions was considered extremely crude. Today we recognize it as wrong to stop anyone? regardless of their religion, race or gender? from speaking their piece. ?The Taming of the Shrew? should be taught in schools to show how society has changed it's opinion about women in the last four hundred and some years.

Katherina and Petruchio's marriage is based on interdependency. Kate was forced to marry Petruchio as most women were forced into marriages in those days. A man had to have money to marry a rich girl, that or a noble name. Petruchio doesn't seem to have either but hides it well. Baptista is so baffled by the fact that a man wants to marry his eldest daughter that he doesn't really make sure Petruchio is wealthy as he does for Lucentio (who is really Tranio in disguise). Kate is angry at first because she has to wed Petruchio, a rude, overbearing man that will do anything to make her wrong. Eventually she realizes he is playing a mind game with her. If she does what he says and agrees with him, even if she knows he's wrong, she will get what she wants, a loving husband, a nice home, nice clothes, food and a warm bed to sleep in. In a way she manipulates him into thinking he ...

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