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    the reformation in England, but perhaps the most prominent of these had to do with Katharina, the Spanish princess turned English Queen. Though Katharina of Aragon lived a hard life, from the death of her children, to a public divorce, she cared for the people that she reigned over, and stayed in their hearts long after she was exiled. Katharina was born on December 16, 1485, in Alcalá de Henares, Spain. Katharina is the spanish equivalent to Catharine, and her mother, Isabel, would be considered

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    Both the texts feature protagonists who are put on trail for crimes that they were, in one way or another, unaware that they had committed. Meursault in The Outsider shoots an Arab man on a beach in a haze of sensory turmoil, while Katharina in The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum has the misfortune to fall for a convicted murderer and is accused first of helping him make his escape and later of being involved with his criminal offences. Also common to both books is the corruption of facts, either because

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    favorite characters was Katharina daughter’s of Baptista a wealthy merchant. I personally choose her as my special character because Katharina Minola is a blazing, spirited woman, and as such the male dominated world around her does not quite know what how to deal with her. Katharina was the main protagonist in Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. As the title mentioned, she was the shrew, which meant, the woman whose violent personality will be controlled by her husband. For Katharina, the development

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    to Padua with a motive to enjoy his coming life. He takes up the challenge of taming the shrew i.e. Katharina though initially he agrees with her and tries to charm her. He doesn’t value Katharina as her Bride and only sees her a challenge to be conquered. He treats her cruelly and is shown in believing traditional orthodox patriarchal male dominant character. Bianca – She is the sister of Katharina and is complete anti-thesis of her sister. She is the one suitor’s line up for but due to the ridiculous

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    unforgettable story of sex, flirting, and happiness. The Taming of the Shrew remains as relevant today because of its relation to the age-old story of the battle of the sexes and dynamics of marriage, as well as the woman's struggle with both of these. Katharina and Petruchio share an unusual relationship; he has trouble taming her, and she battles with keeping him happy, for she is now in love and is experiencing something new. "The Taming of the Shrew is sometimes seen as an account of the tyranny of

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    operasituation by placing different "masks" on his characters. Katharina does not know how to properly act to gain attention, but instead she places a "mask"on herself that becomes her reality. She is known throughout Padua as the shrew of the town. In the story, you could imply that her mother is dead. Therefore, when Katharina was young, she played the role of mother to Bianca (Leonard 23). As the sisters grew older, Katharina did not need to play the maternal role to her younger sibling

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    Kate in William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew Katharina or Kate, the shrew of William Shakespeare's The Taming Of The Shrew is sharp-tongued, quick-tempered, and prone to violence and violent outbursts, especially to anyone who tries to win her love. This is shown from the beginning in Act One with the scene among Hortensio and Gremio and her. When Gremio proclaims her "too rough" (I.i.55)

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    Petruchio engage in a lengthy battle of wit. Katherina refers to Petruchio as ‘a joint stool’, in which Petruchio retaliates with ‘come sit on me’. Their remarks are exaggerated thus only continuing to build sexual tension, as Petruchio counters Katharina with sexual innuendos. Shrewish women were often described as crabs. In using the term: 'I see a crab', Katherina positions Petruchio on a corresponding level with herself. A crab apple is a sour... ... middle of paper ... ...ates'. These two

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    Taming of the Shrew: Male Domination The Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare, deals with marriage. The ideas explored are primarily shown through the characters of Petruchio and Katharina. We are introduced to the trials and tribulation's which present themselves in their everyday lives. The characters bring up a traditional concept of male domination. Through the play we see the need for domination through Petruchio, and the methods he uses to dominate. While these ideas of male domination

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    anyone until her older sister Kat (known as Katharina in the play) does. The trouble is, Kat is the opposite of Bianca - unpopular and not intending to date anyone any time soon. In an attempt to solve this problem, Cameron persuades Joey (both Hortensio and Gremio in the play), a wealthy boy who also has feelings for Bianca, to pay Patrick (or

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