Taming Of The Shrew Analysis

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The Taming of the Shrew is one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays with characters that are appealing with humor and based on an understanding of human nature. One can see the main character criticized as a shrew, Katherine. Critics and Shakespearean scholars have often questioned about the mischievousness behind Kate 's character. Many inferences behind the reasons of Kate’s shrewd behavior as well as her tameness have puzzled academic scholars for centuries. By attempting to interpret Kate’s shrewd character from the beginning with her father and sister, through the middle with her first meeting of Petruchio, to the finale will help understand why she is finally tamed and not a shrew due to happiness and good will within herself. The Taming of the Shrew portrays physiological disguise due to certain issues the characters face. Kate becomes a shrew to compensate from her feelings being hurt due to her father 's favoritism toward Bianca. Furthermore, she refuses to be set up with an unworthy husband and so assumes the role of a shrew by insulating herself from the hurtful world around her and no matter how much she may secretly wish to join in the fun. Likewise, Petruchio…show more content…
Extensively presumed to be a shrew throughout Padua, Katherine is high tempered and sharp-tongued at the beginning of the play. She persistently insults and degrades the men around her. She is prone to displaying wild anger in which she may physically attack whoever tries to encounter her. Katherine to be inherently sharp-tempered allowing many to infer that her unpleasant behavior is the root from unhappiness and she may act like a shrew because she is

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