Gender Roles

The Taming of the Shrew

Gender Roles in Play

The men seem to be good looking, mysterious, and confident. This mostly applies to Petruchio. While the men show this, women also show feminism, which is portrayed by Katherine.

How are the Differences in Gender Roles illustrated?

Katherine is more collective, and confident. She doesn't need a man to feel strong. While her sister is more submissive. Petruchio is like Katherine, but unlike Lucentio, he is more shy and timid.

The Characters

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Examples of Gender Roles

Example 1: When Katherine hits the Petruchio in the face

Example 2: Katherine is independent on her decision on going out with Petruchio

Example 3: Katherine decided to leave Petruchio when she found out he was paid.

The Taming of The Shrew - Cygnet Company 2012

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