Essay Comparing Taming Of The Shrew And 10 Things I Hate About You

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“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. On the other side Patrick/ Petruchio who is being pressured to date Katherine in a sense until he finds out there is money involved. Patrick/ Petruchio is only in it for the money, but what does he use the money for. Both of these two main characters go through a crucible that changes them into better and happier people. I am about to take you on a journey through both of these characters points of view, and what they had to do to become better people. Katherine is one heck of a shrew in both the play Taming of…show more content…
In the movie they went on walks together, and spent so much time together rolling around in paint and having heart to heart talks but the book was a tad different. In the book it Patrick/ Petruchio pushed Katherine around, and she couldn’t do anything about it because she was a girl. In the play neither of them really changed a horribly bunch besides Katherine became a little more of a sane person. The movie on the hand turned them both into completely different characters. Patrick/ Petruchio quite his bad habits and hung out with some nicer people, and Katherine was tamed, she went from being mad and pissed all the time to a happy person who enjoyed life. “Well, congratulations. You’ve tamed a terrible shrew.” – Joey/
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