Part3

Part3

Published on 19 January 2022
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Transcript
00:02
self defensive shrewishness
00:05
In The Taming of the Shrew, Katherine displays an aggressive but essentially self defensive shrewishness owing to her father ís favouritism for her younger sister Her father commits a sort of domestic injustice by ruling arbitrarily that his lovely and sought-after daughter Bianca cannot marry before her sister Kate. Into this volatile situation comes Lucentio of Pisa, an intending student who at once falls for Bianca, and Petruccio of Verona, in search of wealth through marriage.
00:50
Sharp distinction can be drawn between the characters of the sisters Kate and Bianca, Katherine, on the other hand, is a shrewish and yet honest, bad-tempered and scolding person, the reason for which is not given by the voice of the text. It could be argued that Kate acts that way because she is appalled by her father’s favouritism to Bianca.
01:35
Notorious shrewishness and hostile attitude
01:40
Despite Katherineís notorious shrewishness and hostile attitude towards her suitors, which is amply presented throughout the first three acts, she is nevertheless interested in finding a man for herself, It could be argued that she is somewhat jealous of her sister because she is extremely popular and men flock around her. She admits it to her father in a rebellious reply later
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