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Taming Of The Shrew

  • 7 page paper

7 pages worth of analysis on various issues in Taming of The Shrew. Shakespeare's use of the relationships between actors as a commentary on the social relationships represented in the self-contained world of the play is discussed as are Kate's qualities which make her a "shrew." Several quotes are used to support points. Bibliography lists ...

This 5 page research paper examines the shrewish nature of the character Katherina in the William Shakespeare play, The Taming of the Shrew. Specifically discussed is her behavior and the way she is treated by both her father and her husband, Petruchio to determine whether or not she is a shrew in need of ...

In 5 pages the author discusses Katharina's monologue in Act 5 Scene 2 of Shakespeare's "Taming of the Shrew". "'The Taming of the Shrew' by William Shakespeare was considered to be a comedy in his time. Its plot is the theme in which males and females are pitted against one another for dominance ...

A 5 page essay which expresses the opinion that Shakespeare does not reward Petruchio with Katherina's love for his abuse. Although this is discussed in terms of the entire text, the writer finalizes the point by contrasting Katherina's two longest speeches in the play. Bibliography cites 1 source.

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts the Shakespeare's characterization of Petruchio and Katharina in The Taming of the Shrew. The writer argues that Kate and Petrochio were actually very much alike, a fact that they both recognized, and why Kate submitted so easily to the marriage in the first place. Both are headstrong, ...

5 pages in length: An analysis of the comedic, situation and intrigue, in this, one of Shakespeare's most entertaining plays. The situations the characters get themselves into are beyond compare to other works by the great master. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

An 11 page paper discussing women's roles as portrayed in"real life" along with those of "Much Ado About Nothing" and other plays, particularly "The Taming of the Shrew." The fact that Benedick misinterprets statements is shown merely as being honest mistakes. When the same error is committed by Beatrice and even Kate, the the audience and the ...

A five page paper which looks at the way in which The Taming of the Shrew deals with personal relationships, marriage and the position of women in Elizabethan society. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 5 page essay that discusses the roles and characterizations of the fathers who are featured in two of Shakespeare's comedies, A Midsummer's Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew. This examination shows that Shakespeare was more inclined to show the father in The Taming of the Shrew. Baptista, in a more favorable light ...

A 5 page paper which examines how Shakespeare’s witty women contrast with the social realities of the Elizabethan age. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

6 pages in length. The father/daughter relationships between "Hamlet's" Ophelia and Polonius and "The Taming of the Shrew's" Katherine and Baptista reflect diversity of devotion, respect and admiration between two entirely different sets of parental association. That Ophelia is completely absorbed in the love she feels for her father Polonius is vastly contrary ...

A 5 page research paper that discusses the role of women in Shrew. The writer argues that the behavior of the women in this play is not only against what was perceived as societal norms, but, also a direct contradiction against divine order. Therefore, the function of the women in this comedy is to ...

A 5 page paper which compares and contrasts how the figurative language conjures sexual images that reflect the couples’ feelings for each other. No additional sources are used.

A 6 page paper which examines the similarities and differences between Baptista Minola and Egeus, particularly the relationships with their children, their roles and status in their respective societies, and their effect on the play’s progress. No additional sources are used.

This 4 page report discusses the movie versions of Shakespeare's comedy and what was added or changed from the original play in the adaptation for film. The primary movie considered is the 1967 version starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The popular 1953 hit, "Kiss Me Kate," is also briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 7 page paper examines the character of Katherine from, "The Taming of the Shrew", and determines how she succumbs to Petruccio. This paper highlights the gradual process of Katherine's loss of independence to reveal the extent to which Petruccio is able to control her. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 4 page paper which examines the treatment of women in Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” No additional sources cited.

This 3-page paper offers a different perspective of Bianca, the younger sister in Shakespeare's play Taming of the Shrew. Also disucssed are the issues of the day she represented.

This 5 page paper discusses "Assaulted and Pursued Chastity" by Margaret Cavendish and "The Taming of the Shrew" by Shakespeare and how they use dress to represent human sexuality and gender relationships. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page essay that discusses Shakespeare’s use of irony in the Taming of the Shrew. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 4-page paper discusses whether Petruchio and Katharina's behaviors in Taming of the Shrew would be considered abusive today. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

In seven pages this paper examines three scenes in which the the complexity of the taming theme is explored, considers which of the characters is tamed and whether or not there are other characters involved in this taming. There are no additional sources listed in the bibliography.

In four pages this paper examines the universal themes of love, marriage, and the differences between men and women within the context of Shakespeare’s sixteenth-century comedy. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

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