Taming of the Shrew

Tranio

Taming of the Shrew

Lucentio’s servant. Tranio accompanies Lucentio from Pisa. Wry and comical, he plays an important part in his master’s charade—he assumes Lucentio’s identity and bargains with Baptista for Bianca’s hand.Tranio is not only Lucentio's "trusty" servant, but hes unlike the other servants, Tranio is smart, loyal, and acts as a kind of surrogate father or mentor to Lucentio.