“In the play Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare and the movie 10 Things I Hate About You there are many characters that change. Katherine and Petruchio/ Patrick both learned that if there is a positive factor in their life pushing them to do something that they will be better off doing it and make them happier as a person. People that have more support by friends or family are generally better off in life than those who don’t. ” Katherine who is a stubborn shrew will not do anything to date a guy for her sister Bianca who really wants to date a guy she met.
The 1999 teen movie Ten Things I Hate About You is an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. It appealed to teens but was still able to keep the key themes and values of Shakespeare’s work evident throughout the film. These themes included romance, the importance of social order, patriarchal values and transformation.
Throughout history, women have always been considered inferior to men. Women are typically supposed to stay home and care for the children, quieter than men, do not need an education, and are supposed to listen and do what they are told. The men are the ones in charge. They are “always at the top”, expected to work to provide for their family, and tell their wives what to do. When reading “Taming of the Shrew” by Shakespeare and watching “10 Things I hate About You” directed by Gil Junger, the stereotypes and gender role of Katherine (Kat) and the sisterly relationship between Katherine (Kat) and Bianca come across.
In the comedy “10 things I hate about you” directed by Gil Junger, numerous elements of the movie are heavily influenced by the play “the Taming of the Shrew”, which is a comedic play written by the poet William Shakespeare. Many core components of the movie, such as the characters, plot and general story, are all inspired and even copied from the play itself. One such component is the characters Patrick Verona and his “the Taming of the Shrew” equivalent Petruchio. In the movie, Patrick takes the role of the outsider, a character who has no regard for his own reputation as shown by how he does things that are out of the ordinary, such when he “ate a live duck..minus the beak and feet” and explicitly said to Kate “i’m sure you have thought
Love is the most powerful emotion, making it the most dangerous. Taming of the shrew written by William Shakespeare in the late 16th Century, has had many different adaptations two of which are: The 1967 version of Taming of the shrew directed by Franco Zeffirelli and the cult classic 1999 version 10 things I hate about you both of which shine and interesting light on the play is it an act of misogyny or an act of a man liberating a woman from society. I believe that it is an act of misogyny and will be discussing this in the following presentation through the comparison of both films. In Franco Zefferelli’s version of Taming of the shrew there were many characters, but as for the difference in time periods there are only few that I would resonate with, for that reason I chose the character Bianca, as in Taming of the shrew (1967)
Relationships “I love you babe, you 're my life!” or “Love you, I always will!”. We have all heard or witnessed this at least once in our lives. Three words that open a heart and can start a whole new world for someone new in the love life. “Taming of the Shrew” written by William Shakespeare and “10 Things I Hate About You” written by Gil Junger shows the reality of past and present relationships.
SMITH, 2014 TOTS PERSUASIVE ESSAY TOPICS/PROMPTS Choose one of the statements below. In a formal, persuasive essay, prove the statement. Over the course of the play, Kate grows to love and respect Petruchio, and by the end of the play she is happy she married him. or
The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare is a marvel of english literature. It’s comedic, well written, and entertaining however, it has sexist and offensive components and does not represent the morals of modern day society. Despite this The Taming of the Shrew deserves and is worthy of being performed and studied. This essay will be covering the benefits of being exposed to sexism as a past human mistake, the fact Taming of the Shrew is still a fantastic comedy even without the sexism, and as well as the benefits of exposure to Shakespeare.
The Taming of the Shrew positions readers to accept the ideologies and beliefs of gender roles in the 17th century. Through literary techniques, contemporary directors modify classic literature’s cultural assumptions, values, and beliefs that underpin texts to suit modern, film based versions. The themes in 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), parallel with Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, while adapting the characterisation and elements of language to suit a modern audience. The Taming of the Shrew is of the Renaissance Period where households are of aristocratic classes; wealth being a measure of class, and education reserved for the wealthy.
Shakespeare wrote many works of brilliance in his days. During his life, he wrote 14 comedies, compared to 11 histories and the 12 tragedies. In each one of these 14 comedies, Act 1 Scene 1 is an immediate attention grabber, sets the mood for the entire play, and foreshadows the principle themes. Midsummer Night 's Dream begins with Theseus and Hippolyta, the soon to be married couple. They are discussing their marriage, when Egeus walks into the room with a problem he needs help resolving.