The Taming of the Shrew As she screams at her father Katherine says "What will you not suffer me? Nay now I see She is your treasure, she must have a husband; I must dance barefoot on her wedding day, And for your love to her lead apes in hell" (Shakespeare 35). Katherine knows that her father favors Bianca because she is a goody two shoes of daughter. Kate expresses her feelings of having to be married off first because nobody in town wants her as a wife. Kate does not believe that she should be offered as a wife and then backed up with a dowry.
Now Beatrice is a very pretty woman but the old Benedict didn't care, he's a man and no woman can hold him down. The new Benedict, on the other hand is head over heels in love and would do anything for sweet Beatrice. This is very ironic on how a person can change completely when falling in love. A great example is when Beatrice tells Benedick to kill Claudio, his best friend, and he ponders it and then says I will draw him to a duel. That is when the audience knows for sure that Benedick is in love and it is also the changing point in the play for Benedick.
Sexism in the Taming of the Shrew William Shakespeare’s play, The Taming of the Shrew, is notorious for its parade of sexism throughout the play. The Taming of the Shrew is a play that takes place in the Renaissance Era where Baptista, a well-respected man raises his two beautiful daughters: Katherine and Bianca. Bianca, the sweet and youth child is loved by her father and every other man in society. Katherine, however, is the least favorite woman in society because of her outspoken and blasphemous behavior what is not seen ass lady-like behavior. The men of the city fight to win Bianca’s sweet hand in marriage while they try to have nothing to do with Katherine.
Act I, scene III Meanwhile Don John, Don Pedro's bastard brother, hides his hateful nature, waiting for the right moment to cause problems for his brother and Claudio, who he thinks has taken his place in his brother's affections. He hopes Claudio's desire to wed Hero will give him an occasion to cause some mischief. Act II, scene I Leonato and his daughter and niece are ready for the party to begin. While Beatrice complains that there is no man who can match her spirit, Hero obediently consents to her father's counsel to accept the Prince when he woos. All wear masks for the dance which leads to confusion and fun.
Act five scene two is set at the wedding feast of Bianca and Lucentio, where the three married men place a bet on the obedience of their wives. The Widow and Bianca are called first, and both having learned from Katherine, refuse their husbands. Having witnessed Katherine’s previous rebelliousness and non-submissive behaviors gave the two well learned elizabethan women the strength not only to refuse their husbands, but to make their husbands come to them. When Lucentio sends Biondello to fetch his wife, she tells Biondello that “she is busy and she cannot come.” (5.2.84) In the past she would have dropped everything to race to his side as a good wife would have. However, learning from Kate, she refuses him.
The pilot is so distraught he attempts to end his existence while Christine exists in the moment, flirting with her husband. Her old friend Octavo stops in to explicably warn her about how her flirtatious actions cause certain reactions. She laughs this off not conceding that she... ... middle of paper ... ...use. Christine is one of them; she is not leaving, not following her desires but obediently submitting to her husband’s request. This is definitely self-deceit for Christine is truly denying who she is; instead, she is acting out the role that she believes is necessary to maintain order in her society.
His older sister, Laura, is so withdrawn by the embarrassment of a crippling disability that she is not fit to enter society. From this, her mother decides to find a beau for Laura in hopes to marry her. She cajoles Tom into bringing a suitor home for dinner from the factory where he already feels the enslavement of his employment. The result is Jim, charming and ambitious, who sees Laura for who she is: a shy, introverted girl withdrawn in her own adolescent world. He attempts to shock her into glimpsing reality through a kiss that ultimately backfires as Laura, being enamored by her savior, is soon heartbroken to find that Jim is actually engaged to a girl named Betty.
At Tom’s house, Daisy tells Nick about how she wishes her daughter would be “a beautiful little fool” (17) because women are not taken very seriously and are considered trophies that the men compete for.. After saying this, Daisy smirks as if “ she [has] asserted her membership in a rather distinguished secret society to which she and Tom [belong]” (17). Daisy allows Nick to have a glimpse into her glamorous, yet conflicted life. Even Jordan, the woman he has a crush on, reveals to Nick about Tom and Daisy’s complicated relationship. “Tom’s got some woman in New York” (15). Upon hearing this scandalous news, the reader can understand Tom from the way Nick sees
He treats Belle with no respect, even going so far as to threaten and yell at her. He eventually changes her heart with the help of his enchanted friends and she changes his through her kindness. Gaston tries his utmost to make Belle his own, entrapping her and fighting the Beast, but eventually he is unsuccessful, the good guys win, and the whole castle and its inhabitants are transformed by love and everybody lives happily ever after. The primary female character, Belle, is introduced in the beginning scenes with her nose in a book, rolling her eyes at the continual advances of the most handsome man in town as the background chorus sings about how odd she is. She then talks about how she yearns for adv... ... middle of paper ... ...he full scope of what a character can do.
Everything goes wrong, as Romeo is recognised by Tybalt, who is angry already at the gate-crashing of the Montagues. Lord Capulet does not want a brawl at his feast and orders Tybalt to ignore the matter, “Content thee, gentle coz, let him alone”, this only makes him more angry. Since the night of the feast, Romeo and Juliet have secretly been an item. Both the Nurse and Friar Lawrence try to do the right thing to help them. Nurse acts as a go-between for the two lovers, believing that it will make Juliet happy, Lawrence agrees to conduct the wedding hoping it will unite the families, “To turn your households’ rancour to pure love”.