The Taming of the Shrew
By: Lizbeth, Leslie, Gerick, Tim, Juan, Ariana
What was the play about?
How did shakespeare develop the characters?
Shakespeare did a brilliant developing the characters throughout the play. An example would be Katherine(or Kate). In the beginning of the play she was a "shrew." Back when Shakespeare wrote this women that say whatever they think and express whatever they feel were called shrews. Everyone disapproved of her. Until someone named Petruchio marries her. By the end of the play Kate is an obedient and pleasant wife.
Who acted in the play when it was first written?
She played Kate in the movie the taming of the shrew.
He played Petruchio in the movie the taming of the shrew.
He played Baptista minola
What was the theme in the taming of the shrew?
What made the play funny?
"She move me not, or not removes at least affections edge in."
She loves me not, but my affections are still on.
"We will have rings and things and fine array."
We will be rich and buy rings and fine items.
"Tis hatched and shall be so."
This is the way it shall be then.
"Third, or fourth, or fifth borough, I'll answer him
by law: I'll not budge an inch, boy: let him come,
Sly's Translation: I will answer the boy 3, 4, or even 5 times and I'll lay down the law but I will not hurt the boy, but instead let him be kind.
"Thou art a fool: if Echo were as fleet,
I would esteem him worth a dozen such.
But sup them well and look unto them all:
To-morrow I intend to hunt again."
Lord's Translation: You're a fool. If Echo was not then I would reward him with many,but now looking at him now makes me regret what I've done.
Tranio's Translation: Master has a way to welcome us in town.
"Gentlemen, importune me no farther,
For how I firmly am resolved you know;
That is, not bestow my youngest daughter
Before I have a husband for the elder:
If either of you both love Katharina,
Because I know you well and love you well,
Leave shall you have to court her at your pleasure."
Baptista's Translation: Gentlemen, wait no longer as I have a solution: a man can marry my daughter and you can pleasure her anyway you can.
"You will not pay for the glasses you have burst?"
Hostess Translation: You will not pay for what you've done?
Page's Translation: Let me make you stay a night or two, but that's all I can do.
the citation is: Shmoop Editorial Team. "The Taming of the Shrew Genre" Shmoop.com; Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 26 March 2015